Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 70 90
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -46
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 36 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.26% 2.51% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.65% 23.38% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 13
Median daily rate £470 £391 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.13% +6.46% -5.77%
10th Percentile £363 £188 £283
90th Percentile £538 £547 £466
Scotland median daily rate £450 £466 £350
% change year-on-year -3.49% +33.21% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 92 154 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.94% 10.75% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 86 103
Median daily rate £425 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +8.62% +3.57%
10th Percentile £223 £139 £188
90th Percentile £545 £575 £485
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +11.11% -22.06%
10th Percentile £17.70 £12.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £27.48 £28.55 £40.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.90 £15.50
% change year-on-year +95.53% +15.48% -46.09%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) RIP
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
6 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
6 5 (26.32%) Skype
6 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (26.32%) Broadband
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Progress
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) MPLS
7 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
7 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (21.05%) Ansible
7 4 (21.05%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) RIP
6 5 (26.32%) Broadband
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (26.32%) Skype
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
7 4 (21.05%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) IGMP
8 3 (15.79%) Multicast
8 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
8 3 (15.79%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
1 3 (15.79%) Front Office
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Communications Security
2 3 (15.79%) High-Frequency Trading
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Process Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (15.79%) BC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCDP
3 3 (15.79%) CCIP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Endace
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Progress
3 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (15.79%) Arista
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec