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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.34% 1.74% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 10.91% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £421 £440 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -13.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
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
15 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.17% 15.99% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Average daily rate £421 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +42.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwick -2 1 £421 -16.88% 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) E-business
5 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) IISP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) VMware