The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.70% 9.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
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 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.41% 18.18% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dell