Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 March 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 47 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 29 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.00% 3.59% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 23.39% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 25
Median daily rate £230 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.23% -23.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £197 £231 £318
90th Percentile £357 £444 £495
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £413
% change year-on-year +3.98% -0.91% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -17.27% +15.78% +18.76%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 74 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.77% 15.37% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 84 106
Median daily rate £235 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £115 £135 £165
90th Percentile £606 £614 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 7
Median hourly rate £26.75 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.86% +150.00% +17.25%
10th Percentile £12.95 £26.38 £13.92
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.98 £84.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +85.71% -10.26% -2.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 28 March 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
Oxford +4 3 £303 +21.00% 4
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) AWS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Zscaler
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (20.00%) ePrescribing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) LIMS
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
1 1 (20.00%) LIMS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ePrescribing
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Zscaler