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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.88% 3.15% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 30.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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
35 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.40% 10.24% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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 26 March 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) SMTP
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
Liverpool and Manchester
Lewis Paige
Rate: Contractor Rates
Posted: 21 days ago