Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 43 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.39% 1.55% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 13.64% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Devon median daily rate £400 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00% +13.82%
10th Percentile £165 £308 £245
90th Percentile £543 £431 £355
South West median daily rate £405 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +15.71% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £25.00
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £34.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +37.50% +43.16% -37.91%

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 49 66 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.65% 11.40% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 14
Devon median daily rate £296 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.29% +61.90% -30.00%
10th Percentile £179 £172 £132
90th Percentile £503 £532 £383
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Devon median hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.86% -6.45% +33.62%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.72 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.15 £41.63 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -23.57%

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 November 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 16 November 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 +4 7 £375 +25.00% 6
Plymouth +9 2 £400 +8.84% 1
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) systemd
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) PMO
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM

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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) 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 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (27.27%) systemd
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow