The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.17% 2.21% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.01% 17.95% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 15
Median daily rate £374 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+43.95% +22.97%
Firewall
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.61% 12.29% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 63 53
Median daily rate £384 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe +17 8 £388 -
Warrington -6 7 £500 - 3
Chester -14 2 £450 +28.57%
Daresbury - 2 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (42.62%) Juniper
2 22 (36.07%) Cisco
3 20 (32.79%) CCNP
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (31.15%) LAN
4 19 (31.15%) WAN
5 17 (27.87%) VPN
6 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
7 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
8 14 (22.95%) VMware
9 12 (19.67%) CCNA
10 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.03%) DNS
10 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
11 10 (16.39%) Network Security
11 10 (16.39%) Linux
12 9 (14.75%) SSL
12 9 (14.75%) OSPF
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
12 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
13 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (13.11%) IPsec
13 8 (13.11%) VLAN
13 8 (13.11%) BGP
13 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 8 (13.11%) DHCP
13 8 (13.11%) Unix
14 7 (11.48%) Windows
14 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.48%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (3.28%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) LAN
1 19 (31.15%) WAN
2 17 (27.87%) VPN
3 11 (18.03%) DNS
4 10 (16.39%) Network Security
5 9 (14.75%) OSPF
5 9 (14.75%) SSL
6 8 (13.11%) BGP
6 8 (13.11%) DHCP
6 8 (13.11%) IPsec
6 8 (13.11%) VLAN
7 6 (9.84%) SSH
7 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
8 5 (8.20%) MPLS
8 5 (8.20%) SAN
8 5 (8.20%) VoIP
9 4 (6.56%) Internet
9 4 (6.56%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
2 17 (27.87%) Network Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Network Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Security Architect
5 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Transition Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Transition Project Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Security Project Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Data Migration Lead
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Data Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.92%) iSeries
3 2 (3.28%) Health Informatics
3 2 (3.28%) Informatics
3 2 (3.28%) IVR
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) HACMP
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) Information Security
1 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
1 7 (11.48%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (9.84%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.20%) Change Control
3 5 (8.20%) Change Management
3 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.20%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.56%) ERP
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Network Design
4 4 (6.56%) SIEM
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Lisp
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) CCNP
1 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
4 12 (19.67%) CCNA
5 7 (11.48%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) JNCIA
6 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
6 5 (8.20%) PMP
6 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.28%) CCDP
7 2 (3.28%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.28%) CLAS
8 1 (1.64%) CCSP
8 1 (1.64%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.28%) RMADS
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) GPFS
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) vRealize
2 2 (3.28%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) Graylog
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Juniper
2 22 (36.07%) Cisco
3 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.84%) F5
6 6 (9.84%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.56%) ArcSight
7 4 (6.56%) ATG
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 4 (6.56%) Teradata
8 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.92%) Nortel
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Sun
9 2 (3.28%) Nokia
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