The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Manchester / Salford
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.47% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 34.12% 35.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 2
Median daily rate £525 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Salford region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Salford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Salford region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Salford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 31 (96.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (93.75%) Patch Management
2 30 (93.75%) Unix
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) LAN
2 30 (93.75%) VoIP
2 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 30 (93.75%) VPN
2 30 (93.75%) Apple
2 30 (93.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (87.50%) CISSP
3 28 (87.50%) SSCP
3 28 (87.50%) SANS
4 27 (84.38%) QRadar
4 27 (84.38%) Splunk
5 26 (81.25%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (81.25%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (65.63%) LogRhythm
6 21 (65.63%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (65.63%) IBM
7 19 (59.38%) Information Security
8 17 (53.13%) Security Operations
8 17 (53.13%) Case Management
9 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
10 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
11 13 (40.63%) Open Source
11 13 (40.63%) Security Monitoring
12 12 (37.50%) Cyber Attack

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) Jetty
1 3 (9.38%) Mongrel
1 3 (9.38%) nginx
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.38%) Google App Engine
1 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) LAN
1 30 (93.75%) TCP/IP
1 30 (93.75%) VoIP
1 30 (93.75%) VPN
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) FTP
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) IPsec
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.38%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
1 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
1 30 (93.75%) Unix
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (93.75%) Patch Management
2 30 (93.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (81.25%) Network Monitoring
4 21 (65.63%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (59.38%) Information Security
6 17 (53.13%) Case Management
6 17 (53.13%) Security Operations
7 13 (40.63%) Open Source
7 13 (40.63%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (28.13%) SIEM
9 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
11 6 (18.75%) Analytics
11 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
12 5 (15.63%) DevOps
13 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
13 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (6.25%) Computer Security
15 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) CISSP
1 28 (87.50%) SANS
1 28 (87.50%) SSCP
2 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (84.38%) QRadar
2 10 (31.25%) Kibana
2 10 (31.25%) logstash
3 8 (25.00%) RSA enVision
4 6 (18.75%) Nessus
4 6 (18.75%) Nexpose
4 6 (18.75%) Nmap
5 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Apple
2 27 (84.38%) Splunk
3 21 (65.63%) IBM
3 21 (65.63%) LogRhythm
4 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
4 6 (18.75%) Intel
4 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 6 (18.75%) NetWitness
4 6 (18.75%) Qualys
5 5 (15.63%) Snow
6 3 (9.38%) Google
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) HP