Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.92% 3.23% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 28.36% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +28.18%
10th Percentile £274 £281 £189
90th Percentile £573 £415 £425
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Devon median hourly rate - - £25.00
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.62% +36.00% +5.26%

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 56 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.97% 11.39% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 18
Devon median daily rate £395 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +20.75% -1.12%
10th Percentile £197 £190 £176
90th Percentile £505 £518 £403
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Devon median hourly rate £31.50 £39.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +11.27% +57.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.85 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.38 £41.35 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year +7.59% +13.67% +12.10%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Devon

Firewall
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 19 September 2018. 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 -1 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Plymouth +5 2 £400 - 2
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) systemd
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (33.33%) systemd
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow