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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.32% 3.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £332 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
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 £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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
32 54 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.02% 37.50% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 1
Average daily rate £313 £320 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -12.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +14 9 £330 -0.60%
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (72.73%) HP
2 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Network Security
3 11 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) F5
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) TippingPoint
5 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Crossbeam
6 8 (36.36%) Change Control
7 7 (31.82%) QMS
7 7 (31.82%) Quality Management
8 6 (27.27%) VLAN
8 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
8 6 (27.27%) DWDM
8 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
8 6 (27.27%) HP Helion
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 5 (22.73%) Junos
9 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
9 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
9 5 (22.73%) CCNP
9 5 (22.73%) CCNA
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) McAfee
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Network Security
2 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 6 (27.27%) DWDM
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) Junos
5 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
1 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
1 2 (9.09%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
3 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Change Control
3 7 (31.82%) QMS
3 7 (31.82%) Quality Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Network Design
4 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) VB
1 2 (9.09%) REXX
1 2 (9.09%) Tcl
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCSA
3 5 (22.73%) CCSE
3 5 (22.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) HP
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 11 (50.00%) F5
4 10 (45.45%) TippingPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) Crossbeam
6 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
7 5 (22.73%) McAfee
7 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
8 3 (13.64%) Nokia
8 3 (13.64%) EMC
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) CA
9 2 (9.09%) Symantec
9 2 (9.09%) VMware