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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.75% 3.69% 7.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 36.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £210
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £240
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 - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.44%
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
37 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.86% 10.25% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) API Design
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (15.38%) DataPower
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) Telnet
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) SSH
4 2 (15.38%) TACACS
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Telnet
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
1 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) API Design
2 2 (15.38%) BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CFCE
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) EnCE
3 1 (7.69%) GCFA
3 1 (7.69%) GCFE
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) VMware