The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 5.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.48% -25.76%
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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
22 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.06% 13.79% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £71.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) HP