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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.82% 0.76% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 8.70% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -31.03%
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
52 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.81% 8.71% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate £413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 2 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.27 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -33.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.53 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £22.01 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £175 - 2
Warwick - 1 £507 - 1
Studley - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Internet
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 4 (18.18%) CA
7 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
8 3 (13.64%) Network Design
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) MPLS
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Juniper
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Internet
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (9.09%) Packet Switching
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.55%) DSL
8 1 (4.55%) X.21
8 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) ATM
8 1 (4.55%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) MarkLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Head of Technology
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Chief Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Chief Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Vaadin
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) e-Health
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.55%) CITP
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) CA
3 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) ScanSafe
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Netezza
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) RightScale
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP