The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.17% 0.40% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 4.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £463 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -17.50%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 25 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 10.94% 10.04% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
Median daily rate £310 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -70.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Liverpool over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) NAS
5 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Personalization
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) F5
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
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