Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 May 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.53% 2.35% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 35.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.50% -17.65%
10th Percentile £363 £280 £325
90th Percentile £436 £419 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.48 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.24 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -40.48% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.47% 6.71% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 30
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £413 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +24.06% -16.88%
10th Percentile £204 £205 £132
90th Percentile £431 £488 £476
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.48 £24.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.07% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.39 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.75% +4.69% -38.46%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Staffordshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Staffordshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Staffordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth -3 2 £375 -9.09%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware