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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.44% 2.53% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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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
31 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.90% 22.78% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 6
Average daily rate £260 £545 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +74.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £677 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 12 (63.16%) Information Security
1 12 (63.16%) ArcSight
2 10 (52.63%) F5
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Juniper
4 8 (42.11%) CISSP
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) McAfee
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (31.58%) PMP
6 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
6 6 (31.58%) Nokia
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Business Development
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) TippingPoint
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM
6 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (31.58%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Use Case

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) TACACS
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Development
2 6 (31.58%) SIEM
3 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (31.58%) PMP
2 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) GCIA
4 1 (5.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) ArcSight
2 10 (52.63%) F5
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Juniper
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) McAfee
5 6 (31.58%) Nokia
5 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
5 6 (31.58%) TippingPoint
5 6 (31.58%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) HP
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