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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.35% - 11.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
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 £26.50 £19.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -3.18%
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
15 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.06% 15.22% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate £275 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £282 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 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
Livingston - 4 £270 -
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Avaya
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 3 (42.86%) McAfee
5 3 (42.86%) Squid
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (42.86%) UAG
5 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
7 1 (14.29%) B2B
7 1 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (14.29%) RIP
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) WLAN
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Network Design
7 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 1 (14.29%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Squid
1 3 (42.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper