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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.65% 3.47% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.17% 20.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +12.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
24 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 17.36% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 14
Median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £12.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £32.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) CCIE
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) EnCase
7 3 (17.65%) Splunk
7 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Rapid7

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) tcpdump
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 2 (11.76%) DMZ
4 2 (11.76%) DSL
4 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (11.76%) FWSM
4 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.76%) NX-OS
4 2 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CFCE
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) EnCE
3 2 (11.76%) GCFA
3 2 (11.76%) GCFE
3 2 (11.76%) GIAC
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) EnCase
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) vMotion
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Rapid7
4 3 (17.65%) Splunk
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.76%) NETGEAR
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire