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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 36 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.02% 1.85% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.75% 16.13% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 21
Median daily rate £331 £323 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
- -14.20%

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
101 62 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.24% 11.46% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 66
Median daily rate £375 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 13 £338 +5.46% 4
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Banbury - 1 £300 - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (65.85%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
2 20 (48.78%) Palo Alto
3 17 (41.46%) Brocade
3 17 (41.46%) Network Security
4 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
5 13 (31.71%) WAN
6 12 (29.27%) F5
7 11 (26.83%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (26.83%) Web Filtering
8 10 (24.39%) NetScaler
8 10 (24.39%) CISSP
8 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) JNCIP
8 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
9 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
9 9 (21.95%) HIPAA
9 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 9 (21.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (19.51%) Intel Security
10 8 (19.51%) SSL
10 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
11 7 (17.07%) JNCIA
11 7 (17.07%) JNCIS
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.07%) Junos
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Network Security
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 13 (31.71%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) NetScaler
5 8 (19.51%) SSL
6 7 (17.07%) Junos
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
7 3 (7.32%) MPLS
7 3 (7.32%) VPLS
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.88%) OSPF
8 2 (4.88%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) OpenScape
9 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Brocade Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Information Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Network Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Kalman Filter
1 11 (26.83%) Web Filtering
2 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
3 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Network Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design
8 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) Ruby
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) CISSP
1 10 (24.39%) JNCIP
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.07%) JNCIA
2 7 (17.07%) JNCIS
3 4 (9.76%) CCNP
4 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) CEH
4 3 (7.32%) CISA
4 3 (7.32%) CREST Certified
4 3 (7.32%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.88%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCDP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) HIPAA
1 9 (21.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
2 20 (48.78%) Palo Alto
3 17 (41.46%) Brocade
4 12 (29.27%) F5
5 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
5 8 (19.51%) Intel Security
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) HP
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.44%) Google
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
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