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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.80% 2.29% 9.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 16.13% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -2.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
47 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.53% 14.22% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 12
Average daily rate £400 £280 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -44.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix