Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 20 November 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.17% 3.62% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.56% 16.13% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Warrington median daily rate £325 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -10.53% +46.15%
10th Percentile £241 £355 £385
90th Percentile £468 £627 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.65%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 43 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.94% 22.46% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 51
Warrington median daily rate £338 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -32.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £153
90th Percentile £428 £575 £750
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Warrington median hourly rate £16.50 £12.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.16% -3.76% -27.54%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +3.87%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Warrington

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Warrington

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Warrington

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) Skype
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
6 3 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Cyberattack
6 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) SMTP
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) DMZ
6 3 (21.43%) SCADA
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Skype
3 3 (21.43%) DMZ
3 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cyberattack
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (21.43%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
3 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam