Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 11.50% 2.78% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.59% 6.94% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Solihull median daily rate £438 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.50% -70.11% +181.25%

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 85 72 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 37.61% 40.00% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 10
Solihull median daily rate £400 £250 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -20.95% +5.42%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £169
90th Percentile £494 £275 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% -16.28% +26.47%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
1 23 (88.46%) Juniper
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) Junos
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (38.46%) CCNP
6 8 (30.77%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) CCDP
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) BGP
9 4 (15.38%) F5
9 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (15.38%) SSH
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
10 3 (11.54%) RIP
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) WAN
10 3 (11.54%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) Sophos
10 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
10 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
10 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
10 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
11 2 (7.69%) Drupal
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Drupal
1 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (7.69%) nginx
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
1 2 (7.69%) Linode
2 1 (3.85%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Junos
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 5 (19.23%) BGP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) SSH
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
5 3 (11.54%) OSPF
5 3 (11.54%) RIP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) TACACS
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) RSVP
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) CircleCI
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Juniper Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
1 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 2 (7.69%) Server Hardening
3 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (38.46%) CCNP
4 6 (23.08%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
1 23 (88.46%) Juniper
2 4 (15.38%) F5
3 3 (11.54%) Sophos
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Radware
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) Prolexic
5 1 (3.85%) VMware