Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 6.40% 7.33% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.57% 19.42% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Solihull median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% -
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.14% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +38.89% +20.00%

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 70 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 34.48% 37.73% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Solihull median daily rate £350 £333 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +45.83%
10th Percentile £313 £102 £273
90th Percentile £460 £534 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £391 £350
% change year-on-year -4.15% +11.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £38.63
90th Percentile £43.75 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.17 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +101.12% -16.67% -30.77%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 4 (30.77%) Juniper
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) SIEM
1 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
2 3 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Radware
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Megaco
4 1 (7.69%) RTCP
4 1 (7.69%) RTP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP

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 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Megaco
1 1 (7.69%) RTCP
1 1 (7.69%) RTP
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Information Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) Radware
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel