Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 58 42
Rank change year-on-year -27 -16 +29
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.98% 3.14% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.66% 33.61% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 23
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £395 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +27.42% -31.11%
10th Percentile £266 £294 £177
90th Percentile £429 £423 £448
Scotland median daily rate £350 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.72% -1.25% +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 178 119 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.07% 9.33% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 88
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +6.77% +2.31%
10th Percentile £198 £160 £203
90th Percentile £488 £463 £432
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -41.86% +156.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +25.98%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 10 (28.57%) Ansible
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.71%) WAN
4 9 (25.71%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
5 8 (22.86%) F5
6 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (20.00%) HAProxy
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (20.00%) Network Security
6 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) GoCD
7 6 (17.14%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) VLAN
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) MODX
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Akamai
3 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Mailgun
3 2 (5.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) Network Security
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) VLAN
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (11.43%) Internet
5 4 (11.43%) Skype
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.00%) GoCD
3 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
4 4 (11.43%) GitLab
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) COM
5 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) OAuth
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) SAML
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) e-Health
2 3 (8.57%) LIMS
2 3 (8.57%) PACS
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.43%) Unix
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Decision-Making
7 3 (8.57%) Health Informatics
7 3 (8.57%) Informatics
7 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) PMP
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) HL7
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.86%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Postfix
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Ansible
2 7 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 5 (14.29%) Graphite
3 5 (14.29%) Icinga
4 4 (11.43%) Packer
4 4 (11.43%) Terraform
5 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.57%) Puppet
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.71%) Fail2ban
6 2 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (5.71%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (5.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.86%) MOM
7 1 (2.86%) PingFederate
7 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) F5
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Juniper
6 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya
7 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Adobe
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Google
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) Sophos
8 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) Veritas