The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.87% 1.10% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 12.90% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £323 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
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
37 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.26% 8.56% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 9
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £12.49 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 7 (43.75%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
7 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
7 6 (37.50%) MRTG
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
9 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) Junos
9 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (25.00%) CCNP
9 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) PBX
10 3 (18.75%) WLAN
10 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) ADSL
10 3 (18.75%) ISDN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) MRTG
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Junos
6 4 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) CTI
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) PBX
7 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
7 3 (18.75%) VSAT
7 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
7 3 (18.75%) WLAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
1 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (18.75%) Avaya
6 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
6 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
6 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.25%) 3Com
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Tufin
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