Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 24 November 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
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.74% 2.25% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Stockport median daily rate £163 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.78% - -
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stockport median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £19.62 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.75% -12.82% +7.14%

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 Stockport with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 10.28% 22.47% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 1
Stockport median daily rate £163 £443 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +126.92% -22.00%
10th Percentile £132 £298 £188
90th Percentile £203 £567 £203
Manchester median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Stockport median hourly rate £17.00 £26.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.45% +98.15% -39.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.48 £12.75
90th Percentile £168.75 £37.43 £36.95
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
% change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Stockport

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft