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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.16% 2.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 14.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Median daily rate £405 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -18.43%
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
56 74 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.06% 19.53% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Southport - 7 £425 -
Liverpool +7 6 £475 +86.27% 3
Bootle +1 1 £350 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Splunk
3 12 (34.29%) Information Security
4 11 (31.43%) WAN
4 11 (31.43%) VPN
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) CISSP
5 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (25.71%) Patch Management
7 8 (22.86%) ELK Stack
7 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.86%) IBM
7 8 (22.86%) DNS
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
7 8 (22.86%) Unix
8 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (20.00%) SSCP
8 7 (20.00%) DHCP
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.00%) Apple
8 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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 3 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) VPN
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 8 (22.86%) VoIP
5 7 (20.00%) DHCP
5 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (17.14%) tcpdump
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (11.43%) Wireless
9 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 3 (8.57%) SSL
10 2 (5.71%) DMZ
10 2 (5.71%) FTP
10 2 (5.71%) HTTP
10 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Redis
2 4 (11.43%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) ELK Stack
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) DataPower
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) HACMP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.86%) LPAR
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security
2 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (25.71%) Patch Management
3 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (17.14%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (17.14%) Open Source
6 5 (14.29%) Case Management
6 5 (14.29%) SIEM
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
7 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
9 2 (5.71%) API Design
9 2 (5.71%) BPEL
9 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.71%) Network Design
9 2 (5.71%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CISSP
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) SANS
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SSCP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) CFCE
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) EnCE
4 4 (11.43%) GCFA
4 4 (11.43%) GCFE
4 4 (11.43%) GIAC
5 3 (8.57%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) CCSA
7 1 (2.86%) CCSE
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) iptables
3 2 (5.71%) NFS
3 2 (5.71%) Samba
4 1 (2.86%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) QRadar
2 6 (17.14%) EnCase
3 5 (14.29%) Kibana
3 5 (14.29%) logstash
4 3 (8.57%) RSA enVision
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) vMotion
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
6 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Splunk
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 7 (20.00%) Apple
5 7 (20.00%) LogRhythm
6 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
6 6 (17.14%) Rapid7
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (11.43%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle
9 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.71%) Brocade
10 2 (5.71%) Dell
10 2 (5.71%) F5
10 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
10 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.86%) NetApp
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
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