The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 48 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.64% 2.57% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 16.98% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Median daily rate £475 £318 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -18.43%
Firewall
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.89% 15.14% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 9
Median daily rate £400 £316 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £22.50
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 Oxford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) VMware