The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.63% 10.91% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.19% 37.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £312 £360 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £522 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +7.62%
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
84 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 32.94% 29.09% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 37
Median daily rate £310 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -12 22 £312 -13.40%
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 38 (61.29%) HP
2 32 (51.61%) Juniper
2 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 32 (51.61%) CheckPoint
2 32 (51.61%) Load Balancing
3 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
4 27 (43.55%) Fortinet
5 26 (41.94%) Network Security
5 26 (41.94%) F5
5 26 (41.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 26 (41.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 24 (38.71%) TippingPoint
6 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 21 (33.87%) Windows
8 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
8 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
9 19 (30.65%) Network Management
9 19 (30.65%) CCNP
9 19 (30.65%) CCNA
9 19 (30.65%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (29.03%) Internet
10 18 (29.03%) CA
10 18 (29.03%) ITIL
10 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 18 (29.03%) OpenStack
11 17 (27.42%) SQL
12 16 (25.81%) DNS
12 16 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (24.19%) Data Privacy

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (29.03%) OpenStack
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 26 (41.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 26 (41.94%) Network Security
2 18 (29.03%) Internet
3 16 (25.81%) DNS
4 11 (17.74%) HTTP
5 8 (12.90%) HTTPS
5 8 (12.90%) iSCSI
5 8 (12.90%) Kerberos
5 8 (12.90%) NAS
5 8 (12.90%) SAN
6 6 (9.68%) LAN
6 6 (9.68%) WAN
7 4 (6.45%) DHCP
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.84%) FTP
8 3 (4.84%) OSPF
8 3 (4.84%) SSH
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Consultant
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Perimeter Security Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Middleware
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) CSS
3 3 (4.84%) Django
3 3 (4.84%) LAMP
3 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (4.84%) Laravel
3 3 (4.84%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Debian
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) SUSE
3 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Load Balancing
2 19 (30.65%) Network Management
3 18 (29.03%) ITIL
4 16 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (24.19%) Data Privacy
6 9 (14.52%) ITIL V3
7 8 (12.90%) ITSM
7 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (12.90%) Software Distribution
7 8 (12.90%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (9.68%) Content Management
9 5 (8.06%) Migration
9 5 (8.06%) Network Design
10 4 (6.45%) High Availability
10 4 (6.45%) OO
10 4 (6.45%) QMS
10 4 (6.45%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.84%) Change Control
11 3 (4.84%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) Python
4 8 (12.90%) Jython
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 19 (30.65%) CCNA
3 19 (30.65%) CCNP
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.68%) MCITP
5 6 (9.68%) MCP
5 6 (9.68%) MCTS
6 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) OCA
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) BladeLogic
1 8 (12.90%) CA Spectrum
1 8 (12.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
1 8 (12.90%) SCOrch
2 5 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
4 3 (4.84%) Cacti
4 3 (4.84%) Munin
4 3 (4.84%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) OpenView
5 1 (1.61%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) HP
2 32 (51.61%) CheckPoint
2 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 32 (51.61%) Juniper
3 27 (43.55%) Fortinet
4 26 (41.94%) F5
5 24 (38.71%) TippingPoint
6 18 (29.03%) CA
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.90%) BMC
8 8 (12.90%) Dell
8 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.68%) Intel Security
10 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
10 4 (6.45%) Symantec
11 1 (1.61%) Citrix
11 1 (1.61%) Lotus
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle
11 1 (1.61%) VMware