Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -36 +2 +28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 36 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.15% 4.41% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.49% 38.16% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 19
Glasgow median daily rate £330 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +31.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £174 £333 £243
90th Percentile £456 £600 £450
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -8.54% +11.56%

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 147 152 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.77% 11.57% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 75 93
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +14.81% +3.85%
10th Percentile £123 £132 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £443
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.25 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.99% -63.98% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.73 £43.70
90th Percentile £32.33 £22.75 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £30.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -43.75% -25.47% +136.76%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 (36.11%) Linux
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (33.33%) DevOps
3 11 (30.56%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Ansible
5 9 (25.00%) Skype
5 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) DNS
7 7 (19.44%) LIMS
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) HL7
7 7 (19.44%) Informatics
7 7 (19.44%) PACS
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) e-Health
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Electronic Patient Records
7 7 (19.44%) Health Informatics
7 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 2 (5.56%) MODX
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Akamai
4 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Mailgun
4 2 (5.56%) npm
4 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Skype
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) VLAN
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (5.56%) ISDN
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) GoCD
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
2 3 (8.33%) GitLab
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Legal
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) LAMP
2 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.78%) OAuth
3 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) e-Health
1 7 (19.44%) LIMS
1 7 (19.44%) PACS
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) iPhone
3 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) DevOps
3 11 (30.56%) Analytics
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
6 7 (19.44%) Health Informatics
6 7 (19.44%) Informatics
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
8 5 (13.89%) Patch Management
9 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
10 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.89%) Python
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) HL7
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Docker
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) HDFS
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 4 (11.11%) Terraform
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (8.33%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.33%) Packer
4 2 (5.56%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (5.56%) Fail2ban
4 2 (5.56%) Graphite
4 2 (5.56%) Icinga
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) Ambari
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
5 1 (2.78%) Oozie
5 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Avaya
5 3 (8.33%) Apple
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Sophos
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Adobe
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (5.56%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 2 (5.56%) Varonis
7 1 (2.78%) SAP