The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Scotland
Rank 31 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 90 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.51% 1.94% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.80% 13.40% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 31
Median daily rate £375 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
302 373 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.50% 14.45% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 190 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £435 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +28.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £15.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Scotland region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +29 42 £400 +5.26% 3
Edinburgh +23 24 £450 +28.57% 3
Aberdeen -4 10 £306 -
Renfrewshire +25 4 £324 -19.06% 2
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
West Lothian - 2 £225 - 3
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £250 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 72 (43.90%) Cisco
2 61 (37.20%) Windows
3 43 (26.22%) Active Directory
4 42 (25.61%) WAN
4 42 (25.61%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (23.17%) CheckPoint
5 38 (23.17%) LAN
5 38 (23.17%) Network Security
6 37 (22.56%) CCNP
6 37 (22.56%) Linux
7 34 (20.73%) ITIL
8 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 29 (17.68%) Finance
10 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 27 (16.46%) SC Cleared
11 27 (16.46%) Data Centre
12 26 (15.85%) Windows Server
12 26 (15.85%) Wireless
13 25 (15.24%) DNS
13 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
14 23 (14.02%) Python
14 23 (14.02%) Perl
14 23 (14.02%) Juniper
14 23 (14.02%) VMware
14 23 (14.02%) PowerShell
15 22 (13.41%) HP
16 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
16 21 (12.80%) OSPF
16 21 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (12.80%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.27%) IIS
3 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.22%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Liferay
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Office 365
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.61%) WAN
2 38 (23.17%) LAN
2 38 (23.17%) Network Security
3 26 (15.85%) Wireless
4 25 (15.24%) DNS
4 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (12.80%) OSPF
6 20 (12.20%) BGP
7 18 (10.98%) VPN
8 15 (9.15%) VLAN
9 13 (7.93%) Internet
10 12 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (6.71%) EIGRP
11 11 (6.71%) MPLS
11 11 (6.71%) SAN
12 10 (6.10%) VoIP
13 9 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (5.49%) Spanning Tree
14 8 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) Big Data
3 5 (3.05%) Apache Hive
3 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.44%) DB2
4 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.66%) JIRA
3 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.61%) git-flow
5 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Law
3 5 (3.05%) Publishing
4 4 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.24%) Security Engineer
3 15 (9.15%) Consultant
4 14 (8.54%) Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Security Consultant
7 11 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Splunk Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (3.66%) Build Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Unix Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Active Directory Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) AIX Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) Middleware
2 3 (1.83%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.22%) J2EE
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) JSP
4 1 (0.61%) OC4J
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Clustering
4 6 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.83%) CESG
7 3 (1.83%) CMDB
7 3 (1.83%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.61%) Handset
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Statistics
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.20%) Windows
2 37 (22.56%) Linux
3 26 (15.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.54%) Unix
5 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.49%) AIX
7 9 (5.49%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.27%) Solaris
8 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.22%) CentOS
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) ITIL
2 17 (10.37%) ITSM
3 16 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.54%) Analytics
4 14 (8.54%) Migration
4 14 (8.54%) Risk Management
5 13 (7.93%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.93%) SIEM
6 12 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (7.32%) Service Management
7 11 (6.71%) Network Management
8 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.10%) Information Security
9 9 (5.49%) Network Design
9 9 (5.49%) Project Management
9 9 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.88%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.27%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.02%) Perl
1 23 (14.02%) PowerShell
1 23 (14.02%) Python
2 17 (10.37%) Java
2 17 (10.37%) SQL
3 8 (4.88%) C#
3 8 (4.88%) VBScript
4 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.66%) Jython
5 6 (3.66%) Korn
6 3 (1.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (25.61%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (22.56%) CCNP
3 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.46%) SC Cleared
5 20 (12.20%) CCNA
6 12 (7.32%) CISSP
7 11 (6.71%) Degree
7 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.10%) MCSE
9 7 (4.27%) CCIE
9 7 (4.27%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.05%) SANS
11 4 (2.44%) MCSA
12 3 (1.83%) CCSA
12 3 (1.83%) CCSE
12 3 (1.83%) CEH
12 3 (1.83%) CISM
12 3 (1.83%) GIAC
13 2 (1.22%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.83%) ISO27005
2 2 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (26.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) vSphere
3 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (3.66%) PowerHA
6 5 (3.05%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) KVM
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) Xen
8 1 (0.61%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.49%) Puppet
3 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (4.88%) QRadar
3 8 (4.88%) SCCM
4 6 (3.66%) BladeLogic
4 6 (3.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (3.66%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.05%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (3.05%) FortiGate
5 5 (3.05%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.22%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.22%) WSUS
7 1 (0.61%) Ansible
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (43.90%) Cisco
2 38 (23.17%) CheckPoint
3 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.02%) Juniper
4 23 (14.02%) VMware
5 22 (13.41%) HP
6 21 (12.80%) F5
7 19 (11.59%) Symantec
8 17 (10.37%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.54%) Splunk
10 13 (7.93%) IBM
11 10 (6.10%) Dell
12 9 (5.49%) Citrix
13 7 (4.27%) Palo Alto
13 7 (4.27%) TippingPoint
13 7 (4.27%) Veritas
14 6 (3.66%) BMC
14 6 (3.66%) CA
14 6 (3.66%) Oracle
14 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
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