Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 58 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.49% 4.23% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.67% 28.14% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 15
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -2.50% +9.22%
10th Percentile £335 £251 £231
90th Percentile £600 £450 £465
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £377
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.04% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +156.72% -4.29%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.75 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.64% +12.24% +110.00%

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 150 167 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.60% 15.03% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 90
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -4.41%
10th Percentile £135 £210 £149
90th Percentile £550 £444 £463
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 41 (70.69%) Finance
2 39 (67.24%) Linux
3 33 (56.90%) Python
4 29 (50.00%) Windows
4 29 (50.00%) Perl
5 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
6 23 (39.66%) Symantec
7 22 (37.93%) SCCM
8 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
9 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (32.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity Planning
11 18 (31.03%) Publishing
11 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity
11 18 (31.03%) DNS
11 18 (31.03%) BCP
12 17 (29.31%) SQL
13 16 (27.59%) Java
13 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
14 15 (25.86%) Apache Spark
14 15 (25.86%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
14 15 (25.86%) Unix
14 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
14 15 (25.86%) QA
14 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (24.14%) Web Development
15 14 (24.14%) C#
15 14 (24.14%) IBM
15 14 (24.14%) Microsoft

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 15 (25.86%) Apache Spark
2 12 (20.69%) IIS
3 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) DNS
2 12 (20.69%) Internet
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (6.90%) Network Security
4 4 (6.90%) OSPF
4 4 (6.90%) tcpdump
4 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.17%) LDAP
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) DMZ
6 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Big Data
1 12 (20.69%) Parquet
2 3 (5.17%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.69%) JIRA
3 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.17%) FishEye
5 3 (5.17%) Gradle
5 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (70.69%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Publishing
3 4 (6.90%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Security Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Splunk Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Java Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Security Specialist
5 6 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
6 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Developer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Kafka
2 12 (20.69%) Grok
2 12 (20.69%) Regular Expression
3 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (32.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (25.86%) Unix
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.62%) CentOS
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.17%) Solaris
9 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) BCP
2 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity
2 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity Planning
3 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
4 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
4 15 (25.86%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (24.14%) SDLC
5 14 (24.14%) Web Development
6 13 (22.41%) Analytics
6 13 (22.41%) Anomaly Detection
6 13 (22.41%) SIEM
7 12 (20.69%) Task Automation
8 11 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (18.97%) Data Loss Prevention
8 11 (18.97%) DevOps
8 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (18.97%) Performance Analysis
8 11 (18.97%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Python
2 29 (50.00%) Perl
3 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 16 (27.59%) Java
6 14 (24.14%) C#
7 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
8 11 (18.97%) VBScript
9 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.17%) C++
10 3 (5.17%) Ruby
10 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) CEH
1 12 (20.69%) CISSP
1 12 (20.69%) SANS
2 6 (10.34%) CCNP
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (5.17%) Docker
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (37.93%) SCCM
2 14 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (18.97%) Ansible
3 11 (18.97%) Puppet
4 10 (17.24%) IBM BigFix
4 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (12.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (6.90%) EnCase
7 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.17%) Netcool
7 3 (5.17%) Packer
7 3 (5.17%) SCOM
7 3 (5.17%) WMI
8 2 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (3.45%) WSUS
9 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Symantec
2 14 (24.14%) IBM
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Splunk
3 13 (22.41%) HP
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle
4 12 (20.69%) Dell
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco
6 6 (10.34%) F5
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.17%) CyberArk
8 3 (5.17%) FireEye
8 3 (5.17%) Google
8 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) McAfee
8 3 (5.17%) Perforce
8 3 (5.17%) Sybase
8 3 (5.17%) VMware
9 2 (3.45%) Lancope