Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.33% 7.48% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 16.10% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Solihull median daily rate £363 - £450
10th Percentile £325 - £320
90th Percentile £479 - £465
West Midlands median daily rate £399 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -0.31% +21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -55.99% +129.51% -29.07%

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 77 118 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 40.31% 46.46% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Solihull median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £285 £185 £283
90th Percentile £463 £533 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
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 £30.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -12.50%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) RTCP
3 5 (35.71%) RTP
3 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
3 5 (35.71%) Megaco
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) Mitel
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Radware
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

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 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) Megaco
1 5 (35.71%) RTCP
1 5 (35.71%) RTP
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Mitel
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Radware