The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 10.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.55% +52.63%
Firewall
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 28.57% 17.24% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £130 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Firewall
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki