Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.55% 2.36% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 7.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Solihull median daily rate £500 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +25.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.32% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -48.89% +40.63% +6.67%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 59 94 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 34.91% 31.65% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Solihull median daily rate £186 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.43% +2.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £120 £162 £284
90th Percentile £469 £432 £349
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Solihull median hourly rate - £13.87 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.10% -13.93%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.09% +4.88% +32.90%

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 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 27 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Mitel
2 4 (66.67%) RTCP
2 4 (66.67%) RTP
2 4 (66.67%) Megaco
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) CISA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Megaco
1 4 (66.67%) RTCP
1 4 (66.67%) RTP
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Mitel
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire