The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.15% 1.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
36 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.35% 16.90% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £438 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Sophos
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) BPMN
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Games
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) BPMN
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) NCIE
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (30.00%) CA
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) SevOne
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper