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 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.05% 1.65% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 19.51% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £381 £411 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -23.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £363 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £478 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 33 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 11.58% 8.45% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Median daily rate £450 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £288 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.50 £33.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Stratford-upon-Avon +4 1 £450 -
Atherstone - 1 £313 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Operational Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto