The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 22 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 4.21% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 30.77% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £258 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.38% 13.68% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Average daily rate £260 £194 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.19% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
Stafford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago