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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 32 43
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 3.14% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.53% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £314 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
37 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.51% 13.35% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 17
Median daily rate £525 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (45.45%) iSCSI
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Softphone
4 3 (27.27%) Symposium
4 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS

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 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) iSCSI
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Softphone
3 3 (27.27%) Symposium
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Rundeck
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Black Duck
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sonatype
5 1 (9.09%) Veracode