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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.33% - 7.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£332 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -1.11%
Firewall
Scotland

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
50 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.33% 28.57% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 4 10
Average daily rate £323 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
2 3 (37.50%) RHEV
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Crossbeam
3 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR