Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 5.08% 3.23% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.13% 10.00% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Solihull median daily rate £430 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +33.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £373 £306 £363
90th Percentile £491 £500 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.24 £11.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +32.52% -45.24% +40.00%

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 92 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 35.94% 32.26% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 4
Solihull median daily rate £395 £186 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.08% -35.50% -3.75%
10th Percentile £206 £100 £158
90th Percentile £482 £444 £365
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -24.71% -7.61%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 10 (76.92%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 9 (69.23%) Junos
3 8 (61.54%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Radware
5 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
7 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi

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 9 (69.23%) Junos
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) RSVP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Radware
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) VMware