Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 16 February 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 28 52
Rank change year-on-year -13 +24 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.34% 4.81% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.46% 33.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Devon median daily rate £300 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.14% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £27.50 -
South West median hourly rate £39.54 £21.00 £33.38
% change year-on-year +88.29% -37.08% +16.09%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 63 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.38% 14.42% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 29
Devon median daily rate £300 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +14.86% -7.50%
10th Percentile £182 £170 £131
90th Percentile £394 £575 £577
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Devon median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -1.33% +66.67%
10th Percentile £30.98 £15.50 £12.47
90th Percentile £118.46 £41.70 £39.30
South West median hourly rate £39.54 £27.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +45.10% -29.22% +0.65%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Devon

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Devon

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Devon over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Devon

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 10 £300 -39.39% 4
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Social Media
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (18.18%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (9.09%) DBS Check

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
1 2 (18.18%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto