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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.32% 3.03% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.27% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -5.00%
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
41 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.68% 29.29% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 22
Average daily rate £345 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 +9 11 £383 +35.39%
Paisley - 1 - -
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) HP
2 14 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 12 (54.55%) ITIL
4 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 12 (54.55%) Network Security
5 11 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 11 (50.00%) Juniper
6 10 (45.45%) WAN
6 10 (45.45%) Crossbeam
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (40.91%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (40.91%) Riverbed
7 9 (40.91%) Junos
7 9 (40.91%) F5
7 9 (40.91%) McAfee
7 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
7 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (36.36%) Service Management
8 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
8 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (36.36%) WhatsUp Gold
8 8 (36.36%) Network Management
8 8 (36.36%) QA
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (31.82%) MS Office
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Network Security
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (40.91%) Junos
3 9 (40.91%) SAN
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) DECT
6 1 (4.55%) PBX
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
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 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Incident Management
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (36.36%) Service Management
4 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (36.36%) Network Management
5 6 (27.27%) Information Security
5 6 (27.27%) SIEM
5 6 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) QMS
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) REXX
2 2 (9.09%) Tcl
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) GCIA
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 2 (9.09%) CCSA
3 2 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
1 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (31.82%) vSphere
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 8 (36.36%) 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 14 (63.64%) HP
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 11 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 11 (50.00%) Juniper
5 10 (45.45%) Crossbeam
6 9 (40.91%) Riverbed
6 9 (40.91%) F5
6 9 (40.91%) McAfee
7 7 (31.82%) 3PAR
7 7 (31.82%) EMC
8 6 (27.27%) ArcSight
9 2 (9.09%) Symantec
9 2 (9.09%) CA
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) VMware
10 1 (4.55%) Nokia
10 1 (4.55%) Nortel