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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.12% 8.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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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
30 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.35% 24.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 2
Average daily rate £370 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Nessus
5 3 (23.08%) TACACS
5 3 (23.08%) Websense
5 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) ISSAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) OSPF
1 4 (30.77%) BGP
1 4 (30.77%) IPsec
1 4 (30.77%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) TACACS
2 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.69%) GCIA
3 1 (7.69%) GCIH
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 3 (23.08%) Websense
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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