Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 11 December 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 > West Bromwich
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 30.00% 3.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Bromwich median daily rate £175 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Bromwich median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -55.99% +129.51% -29.07%

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 West Bromwich with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Bromwich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 40.00% 18.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
West Bromwich median daily rate £175 - £190
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Bromwich median hourly rate - £15.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -12.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Bromwich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds