The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.54% 5.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 30.97% 30.43% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 11
Average daily rate £324 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £327 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Renfrewshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
5 9 (56.25%) UNIX
5 9 (56.25%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) Service Management
7 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (37.50%) ArcSight
7 6 (37.50%) SIEM
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) EMC
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (25.00%) Juniper
9 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) McAfee
9 4 (25.00%) 3PAR

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) Junos
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.25%) Nortel Meridian
7 1 (6.25%) NAS
7 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) PBX
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) AIX
5 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
3 1 (6.25%) Tcl
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) GCIA
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) PMP
3 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) RHEV
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Nortel
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft