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 25 June 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.

Firewall
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.06% 3.71% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 21.85% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Median daily rate £379 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.65% -8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 68 119 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.41% 17.00% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Unix
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 12 (31.58%) Perl
4 12 (31.58%) CISSP
4 12 (31.58%) WAN
5 11 (28.95%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco
6 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
8 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 8 (21.05%) Law
8 8 (21.05%) VMware
8 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.42%) Ansible
9 7 (18.42%) SANS
10 6 (15.79%) yum
10 6 (15.79%) SIEM
10 6 (15.79%) F5
10 6 (15.79%) Splunk
10 6 (15.79%) EMC
10 6 (15.79%) CCNP
10 6 (15.79%) AIX

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 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) VLAN
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 3 (7.89%) BGP
7 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
7 3 (7.89%) OSPF
8 2 (5.26%) SAN
8 2 (5.26%) VSAN
9 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.63%) FWSM
9 1 (2.63%) Internet
9 1 (2.63%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) TACACS
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Parquet
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) GitLab
3 1 (2.63%) GoCD
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Legal
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) Grok
2 3 (7.89%) Kafka
3 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Unix
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) AIX
6 5 (13.16%) Solaris
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 6 (15.79%) SIEM
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
4 4 (10.53%) Analytics
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Perl
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 5 (13.16%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) VBScript
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) CISSP
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) SANS
3 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CEH
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) MCSA
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.63%) CCDP
8 1 (2.63%) CCIE
8 1 (2.63%) CCIP
8 1 (2.63%) CCSA
8 1 (2.63%) CCSE
8 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) COBIT
2 3 (7.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) RACF
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) yum
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) Graphite
4 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.63%) Icinga
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 6 (15.79%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) Splunk
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Avaya
8 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.63%) Aruba
9 1 (2.63%) MapR
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Veeam