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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.11% 3.51% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 24.39% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Median daily rate £338 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £235 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
52 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.46% 14.39% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 27
Median daily rate £363 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security
3 9 (40.91%) Palo Alto
4 8 (36.36%) Brocade
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) Web Filtering
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 4 (18.18%) Puppet
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) HIPAA
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
9 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
9 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Network Security
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.09%) Junos
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) IPv4
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Brocade Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (22.73%) Web Filtering
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) HIPAA
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) Palo Alto
4 8 (36.36%) Brocade
5 5 (22.73%) F5
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.09%) Sophos
9 1 (4.55%) Google
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