The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warwickshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.64% 2.20% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 14.71% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £508 £270 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% +54.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -31.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.29% 14.98% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
Average daily rate £413 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £421 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.43 £26.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.79% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £31.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Firewall
West Midlands

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
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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Studley - - - -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) RightScale
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mercator
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Packet Switching
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Mercator
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (25.00%) RightScale
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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