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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.17% 1.60% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 9.38% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£500 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.85% 17.11% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 6
Average daily rate £545 £475 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £120 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £630 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Development
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) TippingPoint
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (55.56%) PMP
2 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Development
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (55.56%) PMP
1 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) TippingPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya