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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.69% 28.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 69.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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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
47 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.15% 41.07% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 26 January 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 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) SAN
6 7 (46.67%) HP
7 6 (40.00%) Python
7 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Perl
7 6 (40.00%) Service Management
7 6 (40.00%) Information Security
7 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (40.00%) SIEM
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (26.67%) Network Management
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (26.67%) Junos
8 4 (26.67%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) QA
8 4 (26.67%) Crossbeam
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (26.67%) TippingPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) Junos
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) HPUX
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
6 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
3 1 (6.67%) Tcl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (20.00%) GCIA
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
1 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (20.00%) RHEV
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Crossbeam
3 4 (26.67%) TippingPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
3 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec