Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.90% 1.52% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 16.67% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.69% +0.61% +8.49%
10th Percentile £288 £279 £388
90th Percentile £454 £564 £442
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -65.77% +200.00% -30.23%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 114 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 18.36% 9.10% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 24
Warwickshire median daily rate £385 £364 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% -4.90% +2.00%
10th Percentile £200 £179 £250
90th Percentile £495 £563 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.50 £15.84 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.90% -49.63% +109.60%
10th Percentile £25.49 £12.10 £19.50
90th Percentile £35.36 £28.37 £39.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Warwickshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Warwickshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Warwickshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Warwickshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leamington Spa -2 5 £325 -
Atherstone - 4 £313 -
Warwick +8 3 £435 +1.16%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Firewall
West Midlands

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

1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Security Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
6 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) WLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LAN
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) WLAN
4 3 (16.67%) IOS XR
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) DMZ
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (11.11%) SCADA
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 4 (22.22%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE Security
3 2 (11.11%) CEH
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) GCIA
3 2 (11.11%) GIAC
3 2 (11.11%) GSEC
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) Snort
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Lancope
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper