Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 30 42
Rank change year-on-year -52 +12 +24
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.42% 5.95% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 38.10% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 26
Glasgow median daily rate £359 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +11.89% -20.56%
10th Percentile £283 £266 £197
90th Percentile £400 £445 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £390 £363
% change year-on-year -10.26% +7.59% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 148 168 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.49% 15.61% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 97 111
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% -1.47%
10th Percentile £204 £163 £150
90th Percentile £445 £464 £430
Scotland median daily rate £338 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -7.53% +0.69% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +6.58% -76.10%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.32 £15.08
90th Percentile £42.80 £36.35 £17.23
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.61% -38.67% +19.05%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) Ansible
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) GoCD
4 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (20.00%) Docker
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Icinga
6 3 (15.00%) GitLab
6 3 (15.00%) Graphite
6 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
6 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (15.00%) HAProxy

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 1 (5.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
1 3 (15.00%) OSPF
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) GoCD
2 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (15.00%) GitLab
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) COM
3 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Graphite
2 3 (15.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (15.00%) Icinga
2 3 (15.00%) Packer
2 3 (15.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.00%) MOM
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) PingFederate
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) AlgoSec
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Tufin
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Apigee
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter