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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.05% 1.61% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.21% 13.79% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
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£375 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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
95 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.60% 11.69% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 28 44
Average daily rate £375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.90 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 -14 4 £375 +16.27% 5
Abingdon -1 1 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Thame - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 26 (54.17%) LAN
3 25 (52.08%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Cisco
5 17 (35.42%) Linux
6 16 (33.33%) VMware
7 15 (31.25%) VPN
8 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.00%) Wireless
10 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
10 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (22.92%) SAN
11 10 (20.83%) CCNA
11 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.75%) VoIP
13 8 (16.67%) CISSP
13 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 8 (16.67%) Network Security
13 8 (16.67%) Information Security
13 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (14.58%) vSphere
14 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
14 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (14.58%) HP
15 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 26 (54.17%) LAN
3 15 (31.25%) VPN
4 12 (25.00%) Wireless
5 11 (22.92%) SAN
6 9 (18.75%) VoIP
7 8 (16.67%) Network Security
8 6 (12.50%) MPLS
9 5 (10.42%) DNS
9 5 (10.42%) ADSL
10 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.25%) DHCP
10 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.25%) Internet
11 2 (4.17%) OSPF
11 2 (4.17%) BGP
11 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.08%) VLAN
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Security Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Build Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.42%) Replication
5 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.17%) Clustering
7 2 (4.17%) PKI
8 1 (2.08%) RMADS
8 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
4 6 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Security Management
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) BCP
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
1 4 (8.33%) PHP
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) CCNA
3 8 (16.67%) CISSP
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) CCNP
6 5 (10.42%) ISSAP
6 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.25%) MCSE
8 2 (4.17%) CCVP
9 1 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (2.08%) RHCE
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) vSphere
5 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) iptables
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Nagios
1 5 (10.42%) Cacti
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (10.42%) Icinga
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.42%) CommVault
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
6 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) F5
6 5 (10.42%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
7 3 (6.25%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Lumension
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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