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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 41 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.86% 1.92% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.32% 16.67% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Average daily rate
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£401 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £316 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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
74 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.76% 11.54% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 22
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 17
Average hourly rate £185.00 £14.50 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1175.86% +35.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -1 4 £431 -4.16% 1
Oxford -13 4 £336 +7.60% 2
Abingdon - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) VoIP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (13.04%) vSphere
9 3 (13.04%) F5
9 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
9 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) Replication
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) OSPF
9 3 (13.04%) BGP
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) GroupWise
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) ADSL
6 2 (8.70%) FWSM
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCVP
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Kaseya
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Novell
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
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