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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.88% 2.08% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 9.09% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
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£500 £305 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -35.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -18.39%
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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
39 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.29% 22.92% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 6
Average daily rate £375 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) ArcSight
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) CISSP
5 8 (38.10%) F5
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 6 (28.57%) SIEM
7 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Nessus
8 5 (23.81%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) Use Case
8 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (19.05%) PMP
9 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Nokia
9 4 (19.05%) OSPF
9 4 (19.05%) McAfee
9 4 (19.05%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
1 4 (19.05%) OSPF
1 4 (19.05%) BGP
1 4 (19.05%) TACACS
1 4 (19.05%) IPsec
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) GCIA
3 2 (9.52%) GCIH
3 2 (9.52%) CEH
3 2 (9.52%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 10 (47.62%) ArcSight
4 8 (38.10%) F5
5 7 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
7 4 (19.05%) Nokia
7 4 (19.05%) TippingPoint
7 4 (19.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (14.29%) Websense
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) Citrix
10 1 (4.76%) Avaya