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 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 - 10 13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 7.69% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 29.41% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Firewall
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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 West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.57% 26.15% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Average daily rate £250 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Lothian 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
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