The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.74% 1.36% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 9.09% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£535 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
Firewall
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.81% 14.97% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 16
Average daily rate £420 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -49.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Warwickshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Warwickshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - 2 - -
Warwick -8 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 8 (44.44%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) VLAN
3 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) BT
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) LDAP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) WLAN
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) VLAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) Junos
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Juju
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) e-Health
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) LXC
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) BT
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) ScanSafe
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel