Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 72 88
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 -40
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 29 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.17% 2.10% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.76% 15.34% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Median daily rate £340 £438 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +29.15% -28.68%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £244
90th Percentile £478 £738 £501
Scotland median daily rate £340 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -46.15% -
10th Percentile £19.33 £16.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £19.98 £18.75 £33.75
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +128.57% -27.08% -36.00%

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 66 189 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.29% 13.66% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 110 68
Median daily rate £375 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.94% -23.44%
10th Percentile £218 £198 £122
90th Percentile £535 £575 £502
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +70.37% -28.95%
10th Percentile £19.40 £17.60 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £31.78 £29.48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +66.67% +42.86% -50.55%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 9 (52.94%) WAN
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Azure
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) F5
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
6 4 (23.53%) PaaS
6 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) DSL
8 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
8 2 (11.76%) Internet
8 2 (11.76%) PPP
8 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) xDSL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Server Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Server Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Communications Security
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) CCIP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) F5
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
3 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Meraki
5 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (11.76%) Aruba
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) VMware