The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.48% 1.50% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £366
% change year-on-year
- +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.42% 9.02% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £408 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) CCDP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIP
2 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) React
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CESG
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCDP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) KANA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware