The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 34 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.28% 2.16% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 16.18% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 15
Median daily rate £325 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £381 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.70%

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
102 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.18% 13.33% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 62
Median daily rate £350 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £185.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -85.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 13 £338 +3.84% 2
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 20 (47.62%) Palo Alto
4 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
4 17 (40.48%) Network Security
5 16 (38.10%) Brocade
5 16 (38.10%) LAN
6 14 (33.33%) F5
7 13 (30.95%) WAN
8 11 (26.19%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (26.19%) Web Filtering
9 10 (23.81%) NetScaler
9 10 (23.81%) Windows
9 10 (23.81%) CISSP
9 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
9 10 (23.81%) JNCIP
10 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
10 9 (21.43%) HIPAA
10 9 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (19.05%) Intel Security
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (19.05%) SSL
11 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
12 7 (16.67%) JNCIA
12 7 (16.67%) JNCIS
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (16.67%) Junos
12 7 (16.67%) Migration
13 6 (14.29%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Network Security
2 16 (38.10%) LAN
3 13 (30.95%) WAN
4 10 (23.81%) NetScaler
5 8 (19.05%) SSL
6 7 (16.67%) Junos
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 3 (7.14%) VPLS
8 2 (4.76%) DHCP
8 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.76%) Skype
8 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.38%) Broadband
9 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.38%) IPv4
9 1 (2.38%) OpenScape
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Security Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Brocade Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Information Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Kalman Filter
1 11 (26.19%) Web Filtering
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Python
1 2 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) CISSP
1 10 (23.81%) JNCIP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 7 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 5 (11.90%) CCNP
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) CEH
6 3 (7.14%) CISA
6 3 (7.14%) CREST Certified
6 3 (7.14%) PCI QSA
7 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.38%) CCDP
8 1 (2.38%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) HIPAA
1 9 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 20 (47.62%) Palo Alto
4 16 (38.10%) Brocade
5 14 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 8 (19.05%) Intel Security
7 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.52%) VMware
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.76%) Sophos
11 1 (2.38%) Aruba
11 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.38%) Google
11 1 (2.38%) Meraki
11 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
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