The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Firewall Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £235
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +91.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2893 3055 2910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.47% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1882 1952 1898
Median daily rate £370 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 203 175
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Firewall Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Firewall Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Firewall Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Firewall Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Firewall Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia