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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.19% 1.34% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 13.64% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 5
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£375 £316 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £319 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +91.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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
105 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.96% 9.82% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 12 18
Average daily rate £375 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +77.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Banbury - 5 £425 - 2
Oxford -13 4 £450 +44.00% 3
Witney +2 3 £320 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (42.86%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (32.14%) CCNA
5 9 (32.14%) VoIP
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) CCNP
8 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) SAN
8 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) MPLS
8 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Network Security
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
9 4 (14.29%) Kaspersky
9 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) WAN
1 14 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) MPLS
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
4 4 (14.29%) OSPF
4 4 (14.29%) BGP
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.71%) ADSL
5 3 (10.71%) VLAN
5 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) NetWare
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Kaspersky
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) F5
6 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
QA Limited
Rate: Unspecified £150.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Banbury
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago