Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.64% 2.44% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 11.96% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Warrington median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +46.15% -10.96%
10th Percentile £355 £385 £215
90th Percentile £627 £550 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £411
% change year-on-year - +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% -33.85%

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 62 92 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 22.55% 20.44% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 68
Warrington median daily rate £340 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +6.67% +10.95%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £247
90th Percentile £575 £746 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £12.03 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -27.54% +72.50%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £16.48
90th Percentile £12.30 £17.15 £18.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) ISDN
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Runbook
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ADSL
1 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (30.00%) ISDN
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) MPLS
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Junos
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Ingres
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Runbook
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCSP
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) GCED
5 1 (10.00%) GCFA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (10.00%) GREM
5 1 (10.00%) GSEC
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto