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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 103 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.22% 2.31% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.73% 17.31% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 22 22
Median daily rate £450 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
273 260 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.49% 13.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 139 85
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 18 £450 -
Stockport - 3 £550 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 79 (42.25%) Windows
2 71 (37.97%) WAN
3 70 (37.43%) Cisco
4 68 (36.36%) LAN
5 50 (26.74%) VoIP
6 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
7 45 (24.06%) Microsoft
8 44 (23.53%) CISSP
8 44 (23.53%) VMware
9 42 (22.46%) Linux
10 41 (21.93%) Active Directory
10 41 (21.93%) VPN
11 39 (20.86%) DNS
12 38 (20.32%) Network Security
13 36 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (18.18%) DHCP
14 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 32 (17.11%) Windows Server
16 31 (16.58%) Vulnerability Management
17 30 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (16.04%) Patch Management
18 29 (15.51%) Unix
18 29 (15.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 28 (14.97%) VLAN
19 28 (14.97%) Splunk
20 27 (14.44%) Apple
20 27 (14.44%) CheckPoint
20 27 (14.44%) CCNP
20 27 (14.44%) Information Security
21 26 (13.90%) Citrix

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 16 (8.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.35%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.07%) IIS
4 2 (1.07%) Jetty
4 2 (1.07%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) CICS
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.53%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.60%) Office 365
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.97%) WAN
2 68 (36.36%) LAN
3 50 (26.74%) VoIP
4 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
5 41 (21.93%) VPN
6 39 (20.86%) DNS
7 38 (20.32%) Network Security
8 34 (18.18%) DHCP
9 28 (14.97%) VLAN
10 20 (10.70%) SAN
11 19 (10.16%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (7.49%) Wireless
13 12 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (6.42%) OSPF
13 12 (6.42%) SSL
14 10 (5.35%) BGP
14 10 (5.35%) SMTP
15 9 (4.81%) Internet
15 9 (4.81%) MPLS
15 9 (4.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.81%) Redis
4 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.07%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.53%) Firebug
3 1 (0.53%) JMeter
3 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.53%) The Grinder
3 1 (0.53%) Toad
3 1 (0.53%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.53%) Banking
3 1 (0.53%) Legal
3 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (14.97%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.76%) Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (9.63%) Consultant
4 18 (9.63%) Security Analyst
5 15 (8.02%) Designer
5 15 (8.02%) Security Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Architect
6 12 (6.42%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) IT Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Network Security Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Security Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.28%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) ELK Stack
1 20 (10.70%) Web Services
2 6 (3.21%) RESTful
3 2 (1.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.07%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.07%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) J2EE
4 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.53%) Servlets
4 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.95%) Cyber Attack
3 12 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.88%) PKI
5 5 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.14%) BYOD
7 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.60%) EFT
7 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.25%) Windows
2 42 (22.46%) Linux
3 32 (17.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (15.51%) Unix
5 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.67%) CentOS
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.07%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.58%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (16.04%) Patch Management
3 29 (15.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (14.44%) Information Security
5 23 (12.30%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (11.76%) Migration
7 20 (10.70%) ITIL
8 18 (9.63%) Load Balancing
8 18 (9.63%) SIEM
9 17 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (8.02%) Case Management
10 15 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (8.02%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.42%) Email Filtering
12 12 (6.42%) Security Operations
12 12 (6.42%) Web Filtering
13 11 (5.88%) Server Building
14 10 (5.35%) Network Design
14 10 (5.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.09%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.74%) Python
4 5 (2.67%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) COBOL
6 1 (0.53%) JCL
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (23.53%) CISSP
2 36 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (14.44%) CCNP
4 25 (13.37%) SANS
5 23 (12.30%) SSCP
6 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
7 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.88%) CCNA
9 9 (4.81%) CISMP
10 8 (4.28%) CCIE
11 7 (3.74%) CISM
11 7 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.60%) CCDP
12 3 (1.60%) CEH
12 3 (1.60%) GCIH
12 3 (1.60%) MCSE
12 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.07%) CISA
13 2 (1.07%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.53%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.35%) QA
4 8 (4.28%) COBIT
4 8 (4.28%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.70%) VMware ESX
3 16 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.88%) XenApp
5 6 (3.21%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.07%) Docker
8 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.53%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.53%) Varnish
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (11.23%) QRadar
2 10 (5.35%) SmoothWall
3 9 (4.81%) Nessus
4 8 (4.28%) Nexpose
4 8 (4.28%) Nmap
4 8 (4.28%) Puppet
5 7 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (3.21%) Kibana
6 6 (3.21%) logstash
7 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.67%) SCCM
8 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.14%) RSA enVision
9 2 (1.07%) Ansible
9 2 (1.07%) Cacti
9 2 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.53%) SCOM
10 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.53%) vMotion
10 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (37.43%) Cisco
2 45 (24.06%) Microsoft
3 44 (23.53%) VMware
4 28 (14.97%) Splunk
5 27 (14.44%) Apple
5 27 (14.44%) CheckPoint
6 26 (13.90%) Citrix
7 21 (11.23%) F5
8 16 (8.56%) Clearswift
8 16 (8.56%) Intel Security
8 16 (8.56%) Oracle
9 14 (7.49%) LogRhythm
10 12 (6.42%) IBM
11 10 (5.35%) ArcSight
12 9 (4.81%) Avaya
12 9 (4.81%) Intel
12 9 (4.81%) NetWitness
13 8 (4.28%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.28%) Juniper
13 8 (4.28%) Qualys
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
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