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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.86% 4.34% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 22.22% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Average daily rate
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£435 £380 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £202 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £535 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
39 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.34% 19.51% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 19
Average daily rate £390 £397 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +48.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Average hourly rate £33.55 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £15.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Live
Job
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Warwick -9 3 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 - 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) MPLS
2 6 (35.29%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) BT
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 2 (11.76%) CCDP
6 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) MPLS
1 6 (35.29%) VLAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Junos
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Juju
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) SCADA
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) BT
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SAP