Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 27 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 +32 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 49 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.22% 5.69% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.61% 30.96% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 18
Glasgow median daily rate £488 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £206 £263
90th Percentile £600 £454 £453
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +128.57%

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 155 197 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.35% 18.38% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 111
Glasgow median daily rate £381 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £135 £184 £140
90th Percentile £550 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £17.32 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +40.24% -63.41%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -43.33%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

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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 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (69.39%) Finance
2 32 (65.31%) Linux
3 30 (61.22%) Python
4 26 (53.06%) Perl
5 23 (46.94%) PowerShell
6 22 (44.90%) Windows
7 21 (42.86%) Symantec
8 19 (38.78%) SCCM
9 17 (34.69%) Business Continuity
9 17 (34.69%) BCP
9 17 (34.69%) Publishing
9 17 (34.69%) Business Continuity Planning
10 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (30.61%) DNS
11 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
11 15 (30.61%) Security Operations
12 14 (28.57%) IBM
12 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
14 12 (24.49%) HP
14 12 (24.49%) Dell
14 12 (24.49%) SQL
14 12 (24.49%) IIS
14 12 (24.49%) Internet
14 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
14 12 (24.49%) Task Automation
14 12 (24.49%) Apache Spark
15 11 (22.45%) DevOps
15 11 (22.45%) Anomaly Detection
15 11 (22.45%) Ansible

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 12 (24.49%) Apache Spark
1 12 (24.49%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (8.16%) Network Security
3 4 (8.16%) OSPF
3 4 (8.16%) tcpdump
3 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.12%) LDAP
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) DMZ
5 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Big Data
1 9 (18.37%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (6.12%) Gradle
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
3 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (69.39%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Publishing
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Security Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Splunk Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 6 (12.24%) IT Security Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Kafka
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) Regular Expression
3 9 (18.37%) Grok
4 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.41%) Unix
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) BCP
1 17 (34.69%) Business Continuity
1 17 (34.69%) Business Continuity Planning
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Security Operations
4 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.49%) Task Automation
5 11 (22.45%) Anomaly Detection
5 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (22.45%) Data Loss Prevention
5 11 (22.45%) DevOps
5 11 (22.45%) Project Management
5 11 (22.45%) Web Development
6 10 (20.41%) Analytics
6 10 (20.41%) SIEM
7 9 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (18.37%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (18.37%) SDLC
7 9 (18.37%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) Python
2 26 (53.06%) Perl
3 23 (46.94%) PowerShell
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.41%) Java
5 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) C#
6 9 (18.37%) VBScript
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CISSP
2 9 (18.37%) CEH
2 9 (18.37%) SANS
3 5 (10.20%) CCNP
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (6.12%) Docker
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) SCCM
2 11 (22.45%) Ansible
2 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (22.45%) Puppet
3 10 (20.41%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (20.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.16%) EnCase
6 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.12%) Packer
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Symantec
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) IBM
4 12 (24.49%) Dell
4 12 (24.49%) HP
5 11 (22.45%) Splunk
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco
8 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.16%) F5
10 3 (6.12%) AlgoSec
10 3 (6.12%) FireEye
10 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.12%) Google
10 3 (6.12%) Juniper
10 3 (6.12%) McAfee
10 3 (6.12%) Tufin
11 2 (4.08%) Lancope
11 2 (4.08%) Nuix
11 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire