The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.01% 2.78% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 16.42% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £405 £319 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.03% 16.92% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 30
Median daily rate £525 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Blackpool -9 4 £494 +132.35%
Lancaster +2 1 £335 +5.09%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (53.85%) Security Patching
2 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Softphone
4 3 (23.08%) Symposium
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) Softphone
3 3 (23.08%) Symposium
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Solaris
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Security Patching
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) OWASP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Black Duck
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Sonatype
5 1 (7.69%) Veracode