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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.09% 2.74% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.37% 21.05% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £385 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
54 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.17% 13.01% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 20
Median daily rate £331 £408 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.71% +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.88 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.90% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
6 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
6 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) UML

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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) Junos
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.79%) UML
2 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) HIPAA
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) Sophos
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) Intel Security