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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 46 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 48 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.42% 3.29% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.17% 21.11% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 23
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£345 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £513 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £23.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.00 £87.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -16.82%
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
154 180 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 15.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 111
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Salford - 3 - -
Oldham -2 1 £288 -11.53% 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (45.07%) Windows
1 32 (45.07%) WAN
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 30 (42.25%) LAN
3 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
4 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.99%) VMware
5 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.17%) SAN
7 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
8 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (23.94%) Wireless
8 17 (23.94%) Migration
9 16 (22.54%) OSPF
10 15 (21.13%) Finance
11 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (18.31%) MPLS
12 13 (18.31%) EIGRP
12 13 (18.31%) CCNA
13 12 (16.90%) SQL
13 12 (16.90%) BGP
14 11 (15.49%) UNIX
14 11 (15.49%) VPN
14 11 (15.49%) Nortel
14 11 (15.49%) NAS
14 11 (15.49%) Network Security
15 10 (14.08%) VLAN
15 10 (14.08%) VPLS
15 10 (14.08%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.07%) WAN
2 30 (42.25%) LAN
3 20 (28.17%) SAN
4 17 (23.94%) Wireless
5 16 (22.54%) OSPF
6 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (18.31%) MPLS
7 13 (18.31%) EIGRP
8 12 (16.90%) BGP
9 11 (15.49%) VPN
9 11 (15.49%) NAS
9 11 (15.49%) Network Security
10 10 (14.08%) VLAN
10 10 (14.08%) VPLS
10 10 (14.08%) Internet
11 8 (11.27%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (11.27%) DMZ
12 7 (9.86%) DNS
13 6 (8.45%) SSL
13 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.82%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Consultant
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (12.68%) Project Leader
2 9 (12.68%) Technical Project Leader
3 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Network Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Replication
1 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.23%) PKI
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.41%) Tandem
4 1 (1.41%) IVR
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (15.49%) UNIX
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) Linux
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.23%) AIX
9 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) CentOS
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.63%) ITIL
3 4 (5.63%) Network Management
3 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.23%) Information Security
4 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.23%) Project Management
4 3 (4.23%) DevOps
5 2 (2.82%) ITSM
5 2 (2.82%) Service Management
5 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.82%) SIEM
5 2 (2.82%) High Availability
5 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.41%) Network Design
6 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.41%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.31%) CCNA
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) CCNP
5 4 (5.63%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) CISSP
7 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) CCSE
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.41%) CCSA
8 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.41%) PMP
8 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCIE
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) OpenView
4 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
3 22 (30.99%) VMware
4 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.49%) Nortel
6 10 (14.08%) HP
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle
6 10 (14.08%) Juniper
7 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.45%) EMC
8 6 (8.45%) NetApp
8 6 (8.45%) F5
8 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.04%) Veeam
10 4 (5.63%) Nokia
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix
11 3 (4.23%) Veritas
12 2 (2.82%) Sun
12 2 (2.82%) IBM
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago