Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.85% 9.90% 10.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 21.16% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 12
Renfrewshire median daily rate £414 £330 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.30% -6.38% +16.34%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £267
90th Percentile £442 £443 £572
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +11.43% -1.41% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £39.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -1.25% +138.81% -42.58%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 66 293 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 50.77% 46.81% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 192 44
Renfrewshire median daily rate £395 £330 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.70% -4.69% +6.29%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £132
90th Percentile £445 £440 £451
Scotland median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 26 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -18.75% +37.13% +38.90%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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 +8 16 £415 +25.76%
Renfrew - 2 £340 - 1
Firewall
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (38.89%) Change Control
5 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) QMS
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (27.78%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Intel
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) McAfee
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SCCM
8 2 (11.11%) SCOM
8 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
8 2 (11.11%) Skype
8 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) XenApp
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Control
1 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) QMS
2 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Intel
2 5 (27.78%) McAfee
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft