The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 79 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 47 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.26% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 13.48% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 11
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£400 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £5.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
351 230 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.56% 9.34% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 102 119
Average daily rate £310 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh -14 20 £509 +27.35% 4
Glasgow -10 12 £354 +17.59% 3
Aberdeen +13 6 £310 +64.23% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £332 - 1
Dundee - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 64 (58.18%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Cisco
3 31 (28.18%) UNIX
3 31 (28.18%) VMware
4 30 (27.27%) ITIL
5 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (21.82%) WAN
6 24 (21.82%) Oracle
7 23 (20.91%) VPN
8 22 (20.00%) LAN
8 22 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 22 (20.00%) Finance
9 21 (19.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (17.27%) SQL
10 19 (17.27%) Internet
11 18 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (16.36%) Network Security
12 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
13 16 (14.55%) Web Services
13 16 (14.55%) Degree
13 16 (14.55%) Risk Management
14 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (13.64%) CISSP
15 14 (12.73%) SAN
15 14 (12.73%) Management Information System
15 14 (12.73%) IBM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (11.82%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.45%) IIS
4 6 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.64%) CICS
5 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.91%) WordPress
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) WAN
2 23 (20.91%) VPN
3 22 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.00%) LAN
4 21 (19.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (17.27%) Internet
6 18 (16.36%) Network Security
7 14 (12.73%) SAN
8 13 (11.82%) DNS
9 12 (10.91%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (7.27%) VLAN
11 6 (5.45%) DHCP
12 5 (4.55%) NAS
13 4 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.64%) VoIP
13 4 (3.64%) DMZ
14 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.73%) Junos
15 2 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.64%) DB2
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Introscope
1 2 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) MSI
2 1 (0.91%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.91%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) International Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Consultant
2 12 (10.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.91%) Support Engineer
2 12 (10.91%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (6.36%) Security Consultant
4 6 (5.45%) Architect
4 6 (5.45%) Analyst
4 6 (5.45%) Support Specialist
4 6 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (5.45%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.55%) Data Consultant
5 5 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 5 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.64%) IT Consultant
6 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.55%) Web Services
2 12 (10.91%) Middleware
3 4 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (3.64%) JSP
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) .NET
5 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) Java EE
6 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.82%) CESG
4 10 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (8.18%) Cryptography
6 5 (4.55%) CMDB
7 4 (3.64%) Replication
7 4 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (3.64%) DataPower
7 4 (3.64%) Open Source
7 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.82%) Clustering
9 2 (1.82%) RMADS
9 2 (1.82%) PKI
9 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.91%) Statistics
10 1 (0.91%) SCADA
10 1 (0.91%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.18%) Windows
2 31 (28.18%) UNIX
3 13 (11.82%) Linux
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.18%) AIX
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.64%) Solaris
8 4 (3.64%) zOS
9 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.73%) HPUX
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) ITIL
2 18 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.55%) Risk Management
4 14 (12.73%) Data Mapping
5 11 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 11 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (8.18%) Workflow
6 9 (8.18%) Service Management
6 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.36%) Data Management
9 6 (5.45%) Change Management
9 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.55%) SIEM
10 5 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.55%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.64%) Information Security
11 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (0.91%) REXX
7 1 (0.91%) Tcl
7 1 (0.91%) Korn
7 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) VBScript
7 1 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.91%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.55%) Degree
3 15 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (13.64%) CISSP
4 13 (11.82%) GIAC
5 12 (10.91%) CCNP
6 11 (10.00%) CCSP
7 10 (9.09%) CCNA
8 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
8 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
8 9 (8.18%) CEH
9 8 (7.27%) SSCP
10 5 (4.55%) MCSA
10 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.82%) MCP
12 1 (0.91%) CISM
12 1 (0.91%) IBM AIX Certification
12 1 (0.91%) CCSA
12 1 (0.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) GPG13
2 5 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.64%) QA
4 3 (2.73%) SLA
5 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.64%) SRDF
5 3 (2.73%) KVM
5 3 (2.73%) RHEV
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.91%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.91%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.73%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.82%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.91%) Legato
4 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
4 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Cisco
2 31 (28.18%) VMware
3 24 (21.82%) Oracle
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.73%) IBM
6 11 (10.00%) HP
7 9 (8.18%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.18%) F5
8 8 (7.27%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.27%) Citrix
9 7 (6.36%) Juniper
9 7 (6.36%) McAfee
10 6 (5.45%) EMC
11 5 (4.55%) Symantec
12 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.64%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.73%) TippingPoint
13 3 (2.73%) Crossbeam
13 3 (2.73%) CA
14 2 (1.82%) Nortel
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