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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.94% 4.15% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.76% 28.13% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Average daily rate £563 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
Cheshire

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
101 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 29.19% 14.75% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 16 16
Average daily rate £550 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (61.76%) DNS
2 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) DHCP
4 16 (47.06%) LAN
5 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
6 13 (38.24%) Network Security
6 13 (38.24%) SSL
6 13 (38.24%) IPsec
6 13 (38.24%) SSH
7 11 (32.35%) VLAN
8 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (26.47%) Change Control
9 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (23.53%) CCNP
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Juniper
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.59%) WAN
11 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) F5
11 7 (20.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
13 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
13 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (14.71%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) DNS
2 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 17 (50.00%) DHCP
4 16 (47.06%) LAN
5 13 (38.24%) IPsec
5 13 (38.24%) Network Security
5 13 (38.24%) SSH
5 13 (38.24%) SSL
6 11 (32.35%) VLAN
7 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
9 4 (11.76%) BGP
9 4 (11.76%) FabricPath
9 4 (11.76%) IPv4
9 4 (11.76%) IPv6
9 4 (11.76%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) OSPF
9 4 (11.76%) TRILL
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Network Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Security Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Lead Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Data Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Data Centre Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration Lead
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Data Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Migration Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Designer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Support
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (11.76%) iSeries
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Change Control
1 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (14.71%) Information Security
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CCNP
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (8.82%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
3 7 (20.59%) F5
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) ATG
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Teradata
7 1 (2.94%) HP
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