Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -43 +7 +30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 32 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.87% 4.64% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 39.16% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 19
Glasgow median daily rate £339 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.68% +53.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £244 £350 £218
90th Percentile £501 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £339
% change year-on-year -12.50% +18.08% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -6.25% +138.81%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 144 166 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.41% 11.85% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 93
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +18.52% +7.14%
10th Percentile £120 £156 £214
90th Percentile £506 £550 £436
Scotland median daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -59.14% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.13 £43.70
90th Percentile £29.48 £23.20 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.85 £37.75
% change year-on-year -50.55% -15.63% +144.73%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Skype
5 8 (25.00%) Analytics
5 8 (25.00%) Ansible
5 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
6 7 (21.88%) VLAN
6 7 (21.88%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.75%) F5
7 6 (18.75%) Health Informatics
7 6 (18.75%) Informatics
7 6 (18.75%) HL7
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) PACS
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) e-Health

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (6.25%) Drupal
4 2 (6.25%) MODX
4 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) WordPress
5 1 (3.13%) Anypoint
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Akamai
4 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Mailgun
4 2 (6.25%) npm
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Skype
2 7 (21.88%) VLAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) Network Security
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) ISDN
7 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) HBase
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) GoCD
2 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.38%) GitLab
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.13%) Project Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) OAuth
3 2 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) e-Health
1 6 (18.75%) LIMS
1 6 (18.75%) PACS
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
2 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Health Informatics
4 6 (18.75%) Informatics
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Patch Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
7 3 (9.38%) Decision-Making
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CCNP
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) HL7
2 2 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) HDFS
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
2 5 (15.63%) HAProxy
3 4 (12.50%) Terraform
4 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) Graphite
4 3 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (9.38%) Icinga
4 3 (9.38%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) Packer
4 3 (9.38%) Puppet
5 2 (6.25%) Fail2ban
6 1 (3.13%) Ambari
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.13%) Oozie
6 1 (3.13%) PingFederate
6 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
6 4 (12.50%) Avaya
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) Sophos
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Adobe
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Google
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Lets Encrypt
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle