The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Firewall Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2868 3101 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.89% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1975 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Firewall Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Specialist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firewall Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Firewall Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title 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 with Firewall Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design

Firewall Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title 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 with Firewall Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Sourcefire