The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.78% 2.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.91% 18.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
Firewall
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.00% 14.93% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 5 (23.81%) Rapid7
4 5 (23.81%) Splunk
4 5 (23.81%) EnCase
4 5 (23.81%) MPLS
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (23.81%) tcpdump
4 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) GCFA
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
5 4 (19.05%) GIS
5 4 (19.05%) EnCE
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) GCFE
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) tcpdump
3 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.52%) DMZ
6 2 (9.52%) DSL
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) TACACS
6 2 (9.52%) Telnet
6 2 (9.52%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) FlexPod
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (23.81%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) API Design
4 2 (9.52%) BPEL
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) CFCE
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) EnCE
2 4 (19.05%) GCFA
2 4 (19.05%) GCFE
2 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) iptables
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Samba
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) EnCase
2 2 (9.52%) vMotion
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 5 (23.81%) Rapid7
4 5 (23.81%) Splunk
5 4 (19.05%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Brocade
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) F5
7 2 (9.52%) NETGEAR
7 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat