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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 20.51% 11.24% 8.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 20.41% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 5
Median daily rate £411 £330 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.54% +23.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £298 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £446 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -11.38% -25.00%  

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 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 34 196 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 43.59% 55.06% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 119 26
Median daily rate £410 £330 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £309 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Renfrewshire

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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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +13 14 £414 +25.30%
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
Firewall
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
7 7 (31.82%) Change Control
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
8 6 (27.27%) CCDP
8 6 (27.27%) CCSE
8 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 6 (27.27%) CCSA
8 6 (27.27%) JNCIA
8 6 (27.27%) JNCIE
8 6 (27.27%) F5
8 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
8 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
8 6 (27.27%) QMS
8 6 (27.27%) CCIP
8 6 (27.27%) CCIE
8 6 (27.27%) Juniper
8 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) Service Management
8 6 (27.27%) Quality Management

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
1 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Skype
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Change Control
2 7 (31.82%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (27.27%) ITSM
3 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) QMS
3 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) CCDP
4 6 (27.27%) CCIE
4 6 (27.27%) CCIP
4 6 (27.27%) CCSA
4 6 (27.27%) CCSE
4 6 (27.27%) JNCIA
4 6 (27.27%) JNCIE
5 4 (18.18%) HP ASE
5 4 (18.18%) HP MASE
6 2 (9.09%) MCITP
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 4 (18.18%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) Intel
5 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft