The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.32% 1.85% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.76% 10.81% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Median daily rate £394 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £366
% change year-on-year
- +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
Firewall
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.97% 17.16% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 64
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Birmingham region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 42 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (65.52%) Juniper
4 33 (56.90%) CCNP
5 32 (55.17%) LAN
6 30 (51.72%) WAN
7 27 (46.55%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (41.38%) Windows
9 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
10 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
10 21 (36.21%) CheckPoint
11 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
11 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
12 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (27.59%) CCNA
13 13 (22.41%) VMware
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.97%) IPv4
15 11 (18.97%) SAN
16 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (17.24%) Linux
16 10 (17.24%) MCSE
16 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
17 9 (15.52%) vSphere
17 9 (15.52%) Network Design
17 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
17 9 (15.52%) MCSA
17 9 (15.52%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) LAN
2 30 (51.72%) WAN
3 27 (46.55%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (18.97%) IPv4
4 11 (18.97%) SAN
5 9 (15.52%) VPN
6 7 (12.07%) Wireless
7 6 (10.34%) BGP
7 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.62%) IP Telephony
8 5 (8.62%) OSPF
8 5 (8.62%) VoIP
8 5 (8.62%) WLAN
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (6.90%) Junos
9 4 (6.90%) Network Security
9 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.17%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Network Engineer
2 24 (41.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (39.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Leader
8 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) e-Health
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.24%) Linux
5 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Unix
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Network Design
2 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Change Control
5 1 (1.72%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.72%) Network Management
5 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.72%) Server Building
5 1 (1.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (56.90%) CCNP
3 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
5 16 (27.59%) CCNA
6 10 (17.24%) MCSE
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (15.52%) MCSA
8 8 (13.79%) CCDA
8 8 (13.79%) CCDP
9 5 (8.62%) CCIE
9 5 (8.62%) JNCIA
10 4 (6.90%) CCVP
11 3 (5.17%) CCSA
12 2 (3.45%) CLAS
12 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
13 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
13 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
13 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) vSphere
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 38 (65.52%) Juniper
3 21 (36.21%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.41%) VMware
5 8 (13.79%) F5
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Aruba
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.90%) Meraki
7 4 (6.90%) Nokia
7 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.17%) Huawei
9 2 (3.45%) CA
10 1 (1.72%) Avaya
10 1 (1.72%) Dell
10 1 (1.72%) Google
10 1 (1.72%) IBM
10 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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