The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 8.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £239 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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 West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.92% 31.88% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate £420 £294 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.97% -27.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Firewall
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Network Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Network Services Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco