The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Manchester
Rank 26 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 89 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 2.39% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.86% 16.55% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 21
Median daily rate £425 £371 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.43%

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
229 278 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.42% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 67
Median daily rate £413 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 11 £450 - 2
Stockport - 1 £650 - 2
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 76 (44.19%) Windows
2 64 (37.21%) WAN
3 63 (36.63%) LAN
4 58 (33.72%) Cisco
5 47 (27.33%) TCP/IP
6 46 (26.74%) VoIP
7 43 (25.00%) Linux
8 40 (23.26%) VPN
8 40 (23.26%) CISSP
8 40 (23.26%) VMware
9 38 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (21.51%) Active Directory
11 36 (20.93%) DNS
11 36 (20.93%) Network Security
12 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
13 32 (18.60%) DHCP
14 30 (17.44%) Unix
14 30 (17.44%) Patch Management
15 28 (16.28%) Windows Server
16 27 (15.70%) Data Centre
16 27 (15.70%) Splunk
16 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (15.70%) Apple
16 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (14.53%) VLAN
19 24 (13.95%) SANS
20 23 (13.37%) Network Monitoring
20 23 (13.37%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Jetty
4 2 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (37.21%) WAN
2 63 (36.63%) LAN
3 47 (27.33%) TCP/IP
4 46 (26.74%) VoIP
5 40 (23.26%) VPN
6 36 (20.93%) DNS
6 36 (20.93%) Network Security
7 32 (18.60%) DHCP
8 25 (14.53%) VLAN
9 16 (9.30%) MPLS
10 14 (8.14%) SAN
11 13 (7.56%) Wireless
12 12 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (6.98%) OSPF
13 10 (5.81%) BGP
13 10 (5.81%) SMTP
14 9 (5.23%) Internet
14 9 (5.23%) PBX
14 9 (5.23%) WebEx
15 8 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (5.81%) Redis
3 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) MS Access
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.58%) Firebug
3 1 (0.58%) JMeter
3 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.58%) The Grinder
3 1 (0.58%) Toad
3 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.72%) Finance
2 2 (1.16%) Banking
2 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (19.77%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.47%) Analyst
3 16 (9.30%) Consultant
3 16 (9.30%) Designer
3 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.14%) Architect
4 14 (8.14%) Security Analyst
5 13 (7.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Security Consultant
5 13 (7.56%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) IT Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) Design Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.37%) Web Services
2 20 (11.63%) ELK Stack
3 6 (3.49%) RESTful
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.58%) Servlets
4 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Cyber Attack
3 11 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.49%) PKI
5 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.33%) BYOD
7 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.16%) EFT
8 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) RIA
9 1 (0.58%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 76 (44.19%) Windows
2 43 (25.00%) Linux
3 30 (17.44%) Unix
4 28 (16.28%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.91%) CentOS
7 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.16%) AIX
9 2 (1.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Patch Management
2 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (13.37%) Information Security
3 23 (13.37%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (11.63%) Migration
5 18 (10.47%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.72%) Case Management
6 15 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (8.72%) SIEM
7 13 (7.56%) ITIL
7 13 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (7.56%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (6.40%) Server Building
8 11 (6.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 10 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (5.81%) Security Operations
9 10 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) Network Design
10 9 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) SQL
2 9 (5.23%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.07%) Python
4 6 (3.49%) Java
5 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) COBOL
6 1 (0.58%) JCL
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (23.26%) CISSP
2 38 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (13.95%) SANS
4 23 (13.37%) SSCP
5 22 (12.79%) CCNP
6 15 (8.72%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.81%) CCNA
8 10 (5.81%) CISMP
9 8 (4.65%) CCIE
9 8 (4.65%) CCSP
10 4 (2.33%) CISM
10 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.74%) CCDP
11 3 (1.74%) MCSE
11 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.58%) CCA
12 1 (0.58%) CCDA
12 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.23%) COBIT
3 9 (5.23%) ISO27002
4 7 (4.07%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.40%) XenApp
5 8 (4.65%) ProxySG
6 6 (3.49%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.74%) Docker
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.58%) NFS
9 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.58%) Varnish
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (12.21%) QRadar
2 11 (6.40%) FortiGate
3 9 (5.23%) Nessus
3 9 (5.23%) Puppet
4 8 (4.65%) Nexpose
4 8 (4.65%) Nmap
5 6 (3.49%) Kibana
5 6 (3.49%) logstash
5 6 (3.49%) SmoothWall
6 5 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.91%) SCCM
7 4 (2.33%) RSA enVision
8 3 (1.74%) Ansible
8 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.16%) SCOM
10 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (33.72%) Cisco
2 40 (23.26%) VMware
3 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.70%) Apple
4 27 (15.70%) Splunk
5 23 (13.37%) Citrix
6 19 (11.05%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.88%) F5
8 16 (9.30%) Oracle
9 15 (8.72%) Fortinet
10 13 (7.56%) Intel Security
10 13 (7.56%) LogRhythm
11 12 (6.98%) IBM
12 10 (5.81%) ArcSight
13 9 (5.23%) Blue Coat
13 9 (5.23%) Intel
13 9 (5.23%) NetWitness
14 8 (4.65%) Clearswift
14 8 (4.65%) Juniper
14 8 (4.65%) Qualys
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