The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.77% 2.45% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 21.95% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £386 £325 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -35.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
32 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.10% 11.14% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Median hourly rate £24.25 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.29% +51.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.69 £24.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -6 3 - -
Nuneaton - 1 £425 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) CCVP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCDA
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) AIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) SIEM
1 1 (12.50%) Software Audit
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia