Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 9 December 2018 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 12.21% 6.95% 7.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.65% 17.11% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Solihull median daily rate £438 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.00 £15.41 £35.00
% change year-on-year -35.09% -55.99% +129.51%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 46 76 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 26.74% 40.64% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 12
Solihull median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £189 £285 £185
90th Percentile £638 £463 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.34 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -36.96% +69.23% -7.14%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Solihull

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Solihull

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Solihull over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Solihull

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Junos
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) SSH
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) RIP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (9.52%) Docker
8 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
8 2 (9.52%) GitHub
8 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Drupal
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.52%) Linode
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Junos
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) SSH
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) RIP
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) TACACS
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) CircleCI
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAMP
1 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
1 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Secure Coding
3 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
3 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Prolexic
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos