Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 0.45% - 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Blackpool median daily rate £650 - £513
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £423 £335
% change year-on-year +9.47% +26.12% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 20 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 8.97% 14.55% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
Blackpool median daily rate £450 £535 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +4.39% +37.58%
10th Percentile £425 £318 £371
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - £11.50 -
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.70% -54.00% -40.19%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Blackpool

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow