The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.06% 2.30% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 19.57% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £450 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -16.34%
Firewall
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.48% 11.73% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 22
Average daily rate £390 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £139 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.20 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £38.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £336 - 2
Banbury -2 2 £431 -4.16% 1
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (19.05%) CCNP
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 3 (14.29%) NAS
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) F5
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) ADSL
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (4.76%) GroupWise
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) VoIP
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) ADSL
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.76%) DTV
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) People Management
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCVP
5 1 (4.76%) CCENT
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
6 1 (4.76%) Novell
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
Banbury
People Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago