The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 5.26% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 12.12% 15.79% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £135 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +177.77% -86.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bolton

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bolton