The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.87% 5.56% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 18.92% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £265 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 39.47% 29.37% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £265 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (45.00%) IaaS
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) IPv6
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) SSH
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (45.00%) IaaS
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) IPv6
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) SSH
4 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) VRRP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed