The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.82% 3.57% 5.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 24.49% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £460 - £210
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +39.47%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.35% 14.58% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Liverpool -5 10 £425 - 4
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) iptables
5 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) API Design
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) DataPower
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) FTP
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 2 (11.76%) TACACS
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Telnet
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.88%) LPAR
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) High Availability
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
1 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) API Design
2 2 (11.76%) BPEL
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) CFCE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) EnCE
3 1 (5.88%) GCFA
3 1 (5.88%) GCFE
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) iptables
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) EnCase
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 16 days ago