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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.20% 1.79% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 6.25% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
Firewall
West Midlands

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
59 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 47.20% 28.57% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £420 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) IPv6
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) RSVP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) C#

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) RSVP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Support
2 1 (14.29%) IoT Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Arduino
2 1 (14.29%) Home Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk