Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 23 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.91% 3.10% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 15.23% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 33
Median daily rate £316 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.67% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £315
90th Percentile £415 £478 £498
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.16 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.87% +18.32% +9.58%

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 36 151 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.22% 20.38% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 113 144
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £141 £135 £250
90th Percentile £484 £571 £584
South East median daily rate £410 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -0.61% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +151.39% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £19.46 £15.03
90th Percentile £187.50 £131.25 £46.25
Median hourly rate £32.75 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +39.36% -6.00% +42.86%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +21 1 - - 2
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
1 1 (25.00%) LIMS
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ePrescribing
1 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (25.00%) Synology
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Zscaler