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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank - 44 27
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.14% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.33% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
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
31 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.40% 8.52% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 14
Median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +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
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 1 July 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP

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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VSAT
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds