The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 7 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.20% 7.58% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 27.17% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £338 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.89%

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
20 92 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.39% 27.88% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 60 16
Median daily rate £338 £550 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +111.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) IPsec
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) H.323
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) Wireless
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
3 4 (21.05%) OSPF
3 4 (21.05%) SSL
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.79%) H.323
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
4 3 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) ArcSight Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) SAML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
2 2 (10.53%) Use Case
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) NetApp OnCommand
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet