Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 26 July 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 21.43% 1.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.33% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Salford median daily rate £425 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.83% - -
Manchester median daily rate £413 £403 £300
% change year-on-year +2.48% +34.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £20.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +92.96% -7.87% +20.00%

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 Salford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 36.73% 10.84% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 3
Salford median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +18.46%
10th Percentile £301 £351 £339
90th Percentile £575 £472 £409
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Salford median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.69% -22.37% +5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Salford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Salford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Salford over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Salford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (90.48%) LAN
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
1 19 (90.48%) VPN
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Splunk
2 18 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (85.71%) QRadar
3 17 (80.95%) Patch Management
3 17 (80.95%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 17 (80.95%) Unix
3 17 (80.95%) Apple
3 17 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (76.19%) CISSP
4 16 (76.19%) SSCP
4 16 (76.19%) SANS
5 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (61.90%) Security Operations
6 13 (61.90%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (61.90%) LogRhythm
6 13 (61.90%) IBM
7 12 (57.14%) Case Management
8 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (52.38%) Information Security
9 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
10 9 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (38.10%) Open Source

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
1 2 (9.52%) Mongrel
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Google App Engine
1 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) LAN
1 19 (90.48%) VPN
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) PBX
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SOC Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (80.95%) Patch Management
2 17 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (61.90%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (61.90%) Security Operations
5 12 (57.14%) Case Management
6 11 (52.38%) Information Security
7 9 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (38.10%) Open Source
9 5 (23.81%) Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
9 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) SIEM
10 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) CISSP
1 16 (76.19%) SANS
1 16 (76.19%) SSCP
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) QRadar
2 6 (28.57%) Kibana
2 6 (28.57%) logstash
3 5 (23.81%) Nessus
3 5 (23.81%) Nexpose
3 5 (23.81%) Nmap
3 5 (23.81%) RSA enVision
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Splunk
2 17 (80.95%) Apple
3 13 (61.90%) IBM
3 13 (61.90%) LogRhythm
4 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
4 5 (23.81%) Intel
4 5 (23.81%) McAfee
4 5 (23.81%) Qualys
4 5 (23.81%) ServiceNow
4 5 (23.81%) Snow
5 4 (19.05%) AlienVault
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Google
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) NetWitness