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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 40 26 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.42% 5.04% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.73% 38.67% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 19
Median daily rate £340 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.75% -25.00%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 49 75 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.32% 13.04% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 61
Median daily rate £338 £288 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -31.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Glasgow

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 21 (35.00%) Perl
4 19 (31.67%) Windows
5 17 (28.33%) Unix
5 17 (28.33%) Network Security
6 15 (25.00%) Cisco
6 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (23.33%) Symantec
7 14 (23.33%) WAN
8 13 (21.67%) AIX
9 12 (20.00%) VMware
10 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) LAN
11 10 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (16.67%) DNS
12 9 (15.00%) IBM
12 9 (15.00%) Python
12 9 (15.00%) ITIL
12 9 (15.00%) Analytics
12 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
13 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.33%) SCCM
13 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
13 8 (13.33%) VBScript
13 8 (13.33%) C#
13 8 (13.33%) Java

Firewall
Top Related 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 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Network Security
2 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (23.33%) WAN
4 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) LDAP
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.33%) VLAN
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.67%) FWSM
7 1 (1.67%) H.323
7 1 (1.67%) OSPF
7 1 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Law
3 6 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Security Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) AIX Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Security Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) OC4J
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Windows
3 17 (28.33%) Unix
4 13 (21.67%) AIX
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.67%) CentOS
10 1 (1.67%) HPUX
10 1 (1.67%) SUSE
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Analytics
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.67%) Information Security
4 6 (10.00%) ITSM
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
4 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) BCP
5 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.67%) SIEM
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Data Security
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Perl
2 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) C#
4 8 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (13.33%) VBScript
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) Korn
6 3 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) CISSP
4 5 (8.33%) CCNP
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.33%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) SANS
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCIP
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.67%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) RACF
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
3 6 (10.00%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (10.00%) yum
4 5 (8.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (5.00%) QRadar
6 2 (3.33%) SnapMirror
6 2 (3.33%) WSUS
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco
2 14 (23.33%) Symantec
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) IBM
5 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
7 6 (10.00%) EMC
7 6 (10.00%) Splunk
8 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.33%) NetWitness
8 5 (8.33%) Sourcefire
9 4 (6.67%) F5
9 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.00%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.00%) HP
10 3 (5.00%) Juniper
10 3 (5.00%) MapR
10 3 (5.00%) NetApp
10 3 (5.00%) Veeam
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