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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.01% 3.03% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 26.03% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Average daily rate £325 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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
74 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.53% 11.64% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 17
Average daily rate £250 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £263 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £185.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.18% +1175.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £185.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +5 8 £323 -4.08% 4
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 15 (44.12%) McAfee
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (44.12%) CCNA
4 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) Juniper
6 12 (35.29%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
7 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
7 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) Wireless
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (23.53%) Spiceworks
9 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
9 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 8 (23.53%) CCNP
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
10 7 (20.59%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.65%) NX-OS
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.65%) MRTG
11 6 (17.65%) LAN
11 6 (17.65%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) WAN
2 12 (35.29%) VPN
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (26.47%) Wireless
4 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) MRTG
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security
5 6 (17.65%) NX-OS
6 5 (14.71%) SSL
7 4 (11.76%) Junos
7 4 (11.76%) Skype
7 4 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (11.76%) VLAN
7 4 (11.76%) WebEx
7 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
8 3 (8.82%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.65%) Network Design
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (14.71%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (14.71%) Web Filtering
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CCNA
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CISSP
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.71%) CCDP
4 5 (14.71%) CCSA
4 5 (14.71%) CCSE
4 5 (14.71%) CCSP
4 5 (14.71%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.94%) HP APS
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (14.71%) HIPAA
2 5 (14.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.94%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) ProxySG
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (14.71%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 15 (44.12%) McAfee
4 13 (38.24%) Juniper
5 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
7 8 (23.53%) Spiceworks
8 6 (17.65%) NetApp
8 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 5 (14.71%) F5
9 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
9 5 (14.71%) Nokia
9 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
9 5 (14.71%) Splunk
9 5 (14.71%) TippingPoint
9 5 (14.71%) Tufin
10 4 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (11.76%) QNAP
10 4 (11.76%) WatchGuard
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