Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 30 May 2020 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
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Herefordshire 10.53% 10.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £15.24
% change year-on-year +45.83% -21.26% +32.52%

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 Herefordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 42.11% 33.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 7
Median daily rate £493 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.25% +11.33% -21.47%
10th Percentile £419 £315 £143
90th Percentile £584 £469 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Median hourly rate £20.44 £13.17 £19.39
% change year-on-year +55.18% -32.07% +21.17%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Herefordshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Herefordshire.

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Herefordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Herefordshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Herefordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
Hereford -4 3 £600 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) DMVPN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) SAP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) DMVPN
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MODAF
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (16.67%) CCDE
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) VMware