Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 30 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.45% 3.65% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 21.62% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.96% -
10th Percentile £188 £306 £277
90th Percentile £428 £525 £476
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £22.50
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 59 74 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.25% 16.89% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 39
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% -3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £138 £131 £146
90th Percentile £435 £504 £478
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £11.13 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.47% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.36 £14.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.99 £28.06 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Liverpool

Firewall
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

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (16.67%) vMotion
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam