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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 90 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.89% 4.37% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.80% 36.04% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 18
Median daily rate £405 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £390 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £20.73 £22.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -24.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
283 197 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.37% 12.14% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 96 68
Median daily rate £388 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -56.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Wigan 0 2 - -
Stockport -13 2 £900 - 1
Bolton -2 1 - - 3
Bury - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
Sale - 1 £425 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (42.00%) Cisco
2 46 (30.67%) CheckPoint
3 38 (25.33%) Kalman Filter
4 33 (22.00%) Network Security
5 31 (20.67%) Information Security
6 30 (20.00%) Windows
7 29 (19.33%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (18.67%) WAN
8 28 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 27 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (17.33%) CISSP
10 26 (17.33%) Finance
11 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 24 (16.00%) ITIL
12 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (15.33%) Data Centre
13 23 (15.33%) Security Operations
13 23 (15.33%) VMware
14 21 (14.00%) LAN
14 21 (14.00%) PKI
14 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
15 20 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (13.33%) CCNP
15 20 (13.33%) Clearswift
16 19 (12.67%) CISM
16 19 (12.67%) DNS
16 19 (12.67%) SSL
16 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
16 19 (12.67%) F5
17 17 (11.33%) PCI DSS

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 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.33%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.33%) JBoss
3 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.00%) Network Security
2 28 (18.67%) WAN
3 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (14.00%) LAN
5 19 (12.67%) DNS
5 19 (12.67%) SSL
6 15 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.00%) DHCP
8 12 (8.00%) VoIP
9 9 (6.00%) MPLS
10 8 (5.33%) SAN
10 8 (5.33%) VLAN
11 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (4.00%) IP Telephony
12 6 (4.00%) VPN
12 6 (4.00%) Wireless
13 5 (3.33%) BGP
13 5 (3.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) DB2
2 2 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) Gradle
3 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.33%) Maven
3 2 (1.33%) Toad
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Analyst
2 28 (18.67%) Security Analyst
3 27 (18.00%) Security Manager
4 18 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) IT Manager
6 15 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (9.33%) Network Security Manager
8 13 (8.67%) IT Security Manager
9 11 (7.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Consultant
10 10 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
10 10 (6.67%) Risk Manager
11 9 (6.00%) Architect
11 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.33%) Security Consultant
13 7 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
14 6 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
14 6 (4.00%) ICT Assistant
14 6 (4.00%) ICT Manager
14 6 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) Middleware
2 2 (1.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (1.33%) SOAP
2 2 (1.33%) WAP
2 2 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 21 (14.00%) PKI
3 10 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.67%) Life Science
5 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.33%) EFT
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.33%) Unix
4 9 (6.00%) Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) Kalman Filter
2 31 (20.67%) Information Security
3 29 (19.33%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (16.00%) ITIL
5 23 (15.33%) Security Operations
6 17 (11.33%) Email Filtering
7 16 (10.67%) Risk Management
7 16 (10.67%) SIEM
7 16 (10.67%) Web Filtering
8 12 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (8.00%) Migration
8 12 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.67%) Security Management
9 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (6.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.33%) Application Rationalisation
11 8 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.33%) SQL
2 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (17.33%) CISSP
3 20 (13.33%) CCNP
4 19 (12.67%) CISM
5 15 (10.00%) CCNA
6 8 (5.33%) CEH
6 8 (5.33%) CISMP
6 8 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.67%) CCENT
7 7 (4.67%) GCIH
8 5 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.33%) CLAS
9 4 (2.67%) CCIE
9 4 (2.67%) CISA
9 4 (2.67%) DBS Check
10 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.33%) Degree
11 2 (1.33%) GIAC
11 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.67%) QA
4 2 (1.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.67%) XenApp
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) Firmware
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) SmoothWall
2 8 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.33%) Cacti
3 2 (1.33%) DameWare
3 2 (1.33%) Graylog
3 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.33%) Nagios
3 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.33%) yum
4 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.67%) QRadar
4 1 (0.67%) vMotion
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (42.00%) Cisco
2 46 (30.67%) CheckPoint
3 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 23 (15.33%) VMware
5 20 (13.33%) Clearswift
6 19 (12.67%) F5
7 14 (9.33%) Citrix
8 11 (7.33%) Kaspersky
9 10 (6.67%) Juniper
10 8 (5.33%) EMC
10 8 (5.33%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.33%) Avaya
11 5 (3.33%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.67%) Oracle
13 3 (2.00%) IBM
13 3 (2.00%) Siemens
13 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.00%) Sophos
14 2 (1.33%) IronPort
14 2 (1.33%) Polycom
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
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