The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.76% 9.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.86% -26.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.90% 16.03% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 1
Average daily rate £280 £305 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -21.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Firewall
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) TACACS
3 3 (50.00%) Websense
3 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) GCIA
5 1 (16.67%) GCIH
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) FortiGate

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (16.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) TACACS
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GCIA
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint