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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.27% 0.93% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.60% 10.00% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 9
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£361 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.72% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £167 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £303 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +91.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -7.14%
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
129 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.57% 9.26% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 20 35
Average daily rate £348 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -7 9 £406 - 7
Witney +4 3 £320 - 1
Banbury - 2 £263 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (57.50%) WAN
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) VoIP
6 11 (27.50%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) Wireless
7 10 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (20.00%) CCNA
9 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (20.00%) VPN
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
11 6 (15.00%) MPLS
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (15.00%) Network Security
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.50%) vSphere
12 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Migration
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) CCNP
12 5 (12.50%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) WAN
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) VoIP
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) SAN
7 6 (15.00%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
8 5 (12.50%) Internet
8 5 (12.50%) OSPF
8 5 (12.50%) BGP
9 4 (10.00%) ADSL
9 4 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (7.50%) VLAN
10 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
10 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Support
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Replication
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) RMADS
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) NetWare
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) BCP
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CISSP
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Icinga
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) SAP
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.00%) Kaspersky
5 4 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Novell
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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