The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 52 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.18% 1.97% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.51% 18.12% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 8
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£309 £225 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.22% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £403 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £102.50 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.50 - £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
Firewall
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
231 138 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.13% 10.86% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 49
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 22
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.00 £22.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.92% -38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £37.29 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £250 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 57 (55.88%) Cisco
2 48 (47.06%) Windows
3 46 (45.10%) CheckPoint
4 42 (41.18%) WAN
5 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
6 37 (36.27%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (32.35%) VMware
8 31 (30.39%) Network Security
9 30 (29.41%) Migration
10 29 (28.43%) LAN
11 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
11 28 (27.45%) Citrix
12 26 (25.49%) SSL
13 23 (22.55%) SAN
14 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 22 (21.57%) Wireless
15 21 (20.59%) MPLS
15 21 (20.59%) OSPF
16 20 (19.61%) IIS
16 20 (19.61%) SolarWinds
17 19 (18.63%) VPN
18 18 (17.65%) BGP
18 18 (17.65%) Clearswift
18 18 (17.65%) EIGRP
18 18 (17.65%) VPLS
19 17 (16.67%) Internet
19 17 (16.67%) Nortel
19 17 (16.67%) UNIX
20 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (15.69%) NAS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (19.61%) IIS
2 11 (10.78%) Apache
3 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.86%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Project
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Route 53
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 42 (41.18%) WAN
2 37 (36.27%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (30.39%) Network Security
4 29 (28.43%) LAN
5 26 (25.49%) SSL
6 23 (22.55%) SAN
7 22 (21.57%) Wireless
8 21 (20.59%) MPLS
8 21 (20.59%) OSPF
9 19 (18.63%) VPN
10 18 (17.65%) BGP
10 18 (17.65%) EIGRP
10 18 (17.65%) VPLS
11 17 (16.67%) Internet
12 16 (15.69%) NAS
13 15 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (14.71%) DMZ
14 10 (9.80%) DNS
14 10 (9.80%) VLAN
15 9 (8.82%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
1 1 (0.98%) Hudson
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Law
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Security Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) Security Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) Project Leader
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Project Leader
8 8 (7.84%) Network Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.86%) Administrator
9 7 (6.86%) Network Support
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Network Security Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.96%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Replication
1 13 (12.75%) PKI
2 9 (8.82%) Clustering
3 7 (6.86%) Celerra
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.88%) Life Science
5 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) UNIX
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.86%) Solaris
4 7 (6.86%) Linux
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Migration
2 15 (14.71%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (12.75%) Information Security
5 11 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (10.78%) SIEM
5 11 (10.78%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (8.82%) Change Control
6 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.84%) Project Management
8 7 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.92%) Data Management
10 4 (3.92%) Network Design
10 4 (3.92%) DevOps
11 3 (2.94%) Network Management
11 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
1 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.94%) VBScript
3 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (12.75%) CISSP
2 13 (12.75%) CISMP
3 11 (10.78%) CCENT
3 11 (10.78%) CCNA
4 10 (9.80%) CISM
5 9 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.92%) CCNP
7 3 (2.94%) ISACA
8 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) CCSE
8 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.96%) CCIE
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.82%) Terminal Services
3 9 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.86%) XenApp
4 7 (6.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.92%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.92%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (3.92%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) Puppet
3 3 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.96%) Salt
4 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.98%) Icinga
5 1 (0.98%) Nagios
5 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.98%) Cacti
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) Cisco
2 46 (45.10%) CheckPoint
3 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
4 33 (32.35%) VMware
5 28 (27.45%) Citrix
6 20 (19.61%) SolarWinds
7 18 (17.65%) Clearswift
8 17 (16.67%) Nortel
9 15 (14.71%) Oracle
10 11 (10.78%) Kaspersky
11 9 (8.82%) EMC
11 9 (8.82%) NetApp
12 8 (7.84%) HP
13 7 (6.86%) Lotus
14 6 (5.88%) Juniper
15 4 (3.92%) SurfControl
16 3 (2.94%) Veeam
16 3 (2.94%) Aruba
16 3 (2.94%) Veritas
16 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
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