The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Renfrewshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.68% - 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.03% 30.56% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 13
Average daily rate £325 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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 11 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
2 3 (60.00%) RHEV
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HP Data Protector

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) KVM
1 3 (60.00%) RHEV
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft