Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 21 January 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 32 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 4.00% 7.83% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 17.60% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 4
Renfrewshire median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -18.75% -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.47% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +128.57%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 125 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 14.67% 44.48% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 98 67
Renfrewshire median daily rate £278 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% -12.00% +8.07%
10th Percentile £208 £288 £263
90th Percentile £321 £442 £438
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £40.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +23.53% -43.33%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +16 3 £338 +3.85%
Firewall
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) X.509

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AlgoSec
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Tufin