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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.84% 2.31% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.76% 17.46% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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
85 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.09% 13.21% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 29 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 7 £316 -2.76% 2
Abingdon +5 1 - - 2
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Thame - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 33 (62.26%) WAN
2 26 (49.06%) LAN
3 23 (43.40%) Cisco
4 22 (41.51%) Windows
5 21 (39.62%) VPN
6 20 (37.74%) Linux
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (32.08%) Load Balancing
8 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
9 15 (28.30%) Network Security
9 15 (28.30%) CISSP
9 15 (28.30%) Juniper
10 14 (26.42%) CCNP
11 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
12 12 (22.64%) VMware
12 12 (22.64%) CCNA
12 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
13 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
13 11 (20.75%) F5
14 10 (18.87%) Network Design
14 10 (18.87%) Wireless
14 10 (18.87%) SAN
14 10 (18.87%) ITIL
15 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
15 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (62.26%) WAN
2 26 (49.06%) LAN
3 21 (39.62%) VPN
4 15 (28.30%) Network Security
5 10 (18.87%) Wireless
5 10 (18.87%) SAN
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (15.09%) NX-OS
7 8 (15.09%) SSL
8 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
9 6 (11.32%) VoIP
10 4 (7.55%) DNS
10 4 (7.55%) MPLS
11 3 (5.66%) ADSL
12 2 (3.77%) DHCP
12 2 (3.77%) OSPF
12 2 (3.77%) BGP
12 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.77%) Internet
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) Replication
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) RMADS
7 1 (1.89%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) CentOS
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Network Design
3 8 (15.09%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (15.09%) Information Security
4 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
5 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Security Management
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Perl
1 4 (7.55%) PHP
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.30%) CISSP
3 14 (26.42%) CCNP
4 12 (22.64%) CCNA
5 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) CCSE
6 6 (11.32%) CCSP
6 6 (11.32%) CCSA
6 6 (11.32%) CCDP
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (9.43%) RHCE
7 5 (9.43%) ISSAP
8 3 (5.66%) MCSE
9 2 (3.77%) CCVP
10 1 (1.89%) Degree
10 1 (1.89%) MCSA
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (9.43%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) ProxySG
4 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.43%) vSphere
5 5 (9.43%) iptables
6 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) XenApp
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Nagios
2 5 (9.43%) Cacti
2 5 (9.43%) Icinga
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) Juniper
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
3 12 (22.64%) VMware
4 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
4 11 (20.75%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) Tufin
5 7 (13.21%) TippingPoint
5 7 (13.21%) Nokia
5 7 (13.21%) McAfee
5 7 (13.21%) Blue Coat
6 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.43%) CommVault
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix
8 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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