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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 29 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.80% 1.72% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 12.12% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +2.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -14.36%

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
32 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.50% 14.22% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
7 2 (15.38%) Migration

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Personalization
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire