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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 31 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.59% 1.23% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 14.29% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £276 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -15.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £392 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.95%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 28 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 13.79% 8.64% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 18
Median daily rate £400 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.13% +0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 22
Median hourly rate £22.73 £24.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.28% -11.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £22.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.48 £26.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +1 4 £513 +21.73%
Atherstone - 4 £325 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Automotive
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Operational Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ISMS
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCDA
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCVP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) VMware