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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 41 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.24% 4.27% 4.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.96% 34.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 18
Median daily rate £325 £315 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.40% +7.62%
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
108 92 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.79% 12.27% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 72
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 54 (68.35%) Cisco
2 41 (51.90%) LAN
3 40 (50.63%) WAN
3 40 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (37.97%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
5 29 (36.71%) Juniper
6 28 (35.44%) CCNP
6 28 (35.44%) Windows
7 25 (31.65%) Data Centre
8 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
9 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
10 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
10 20 (25.32%) CheckPoint
11 19 (24.05%) CCNA
12 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
13 17 (21.52%) VMware
13 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (20.25%) Wireless
15 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
16 14 (17.72%) Linux
17 11 (13.92%) IPv4
17 11 (13.92%) SAN
18 10 (12.66%) Windows 8
18 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
19 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (11.39%) VLAN
19 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (11.39%) vSphere
19 9 (11.39%) F5

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 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.90%) LAN
2 40 (50.63%) WAN
3 30 (37.97%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (20.25%) Wireless
5 11 (13.92%) IPv4
5 11 (13.92%) SAN
6 9 (11.39%) VLAN
7 7 (8.86%) BGP
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (8.86%) DNS
7 7 (8.86%) Network Security
7 7 (8.86%) VoIP
8 6 (7.59%) OSPF
8 6 (7.59%) VPN
9 5 (6.33%) DHCP
9 5 (6.33%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.33%) SSL
9 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.33%) WLAN
10 4 (5.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Network Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) IT Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.27%) CSS
1 1 (1.27%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.53%) e-Health
3 2 (2.53%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) BYOD
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.72%) Linux
5 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
5 10 (12.66%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.53%) Unix
10 1 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) Fedora
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) ITIL
2 7 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.33%) Change Management
4 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.33%) Logistics
4 5 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.06%) Presales
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) Server Building
6 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Fault Management
6 3 (3.80%) Line Management
6 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.53%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (2.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) C#
2 1 (1.27%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.27%) PHP
2 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.44%) CCNP
4 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
5 19 (24.05%) CCNA
6 9 (11.39%) MCSA
6 9 (11.39%) MCSE
6 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (7.59%) CCIE
8 5 (6.33%) CCDP
9 4 (5.06%) LPIC
10 3 (3.80%) CCDA
11 2 (2.53%) CCSA
11 2 (2.53%) CLAS
11 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.27%) Degree
12 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) vSphere
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) Firmware
6 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
1 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (6.33%) SCOM
2 4 (5.06%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (68.35%) Cisco
2 29 (36.71%) Juniper
3 20 (25.32%) CheckPoint
3 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.52%) VMware
5 9 (11.39%) F5
6 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.13%) IBM
7 7 (8.86%) Citrix
8 5 (6.33%) LogRhythm
8 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.33%) Proofpoint
9 4 (5.06%) Dell
9 4 (5.06%) Meraki
9 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) Aruba
10 3 (3.80%) EMC
10 3 (3.80%) HP
10 3 (3.80%) Huawei
11 2 (2.53%) Brocade
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