Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.74% 5.09% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 22.22% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Warrington median daily rate £338 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £271 £320 £319
90th Percentile £448 £545 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.98%

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 44 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 21.05% 22.91% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 41
Warrington median daily rate £338 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £202 £225
90th Percentile £438 £600 £738
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -2.86%
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% -26.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +8.06% -12.68% -0.11%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019, 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 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) SCADA
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) DMZ
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) SMTP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
5 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Cyberattack
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (16.67%) Meraki
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) DMZ
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (25.00%) SCADA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Meraki
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware