The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Berkshire
Rank 53 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 58 129 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.98% 5.14% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.22% 22.36% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 50
Median daily rate £400 £369 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
408 577 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.94% 23.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 285 340
Median daily rate £400 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.80 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Reading -22 17 £300 -17.24% 8
Bracknell -10 11 £363 +42.15% 1
Slough +9 8 £350 -5.08%
Newbury +4 5 £450 +35.84% 1
Maidenhead -9 4 £518 +47.85% 1
Windsor +1 3 £550 +10.00%
Ascot - 1 £450 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 82 (55.78%) Cisco
2 47 (31.97%) CheckPoint
3 46 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (26.53%) VMware
5 38 (25.85%) Windows
6 37 (25.17%) Juniper
7 34 (23.13%) CCNP
7 34 (23.13%) LAN
8 31 (21.09%) CCNA
9 30 (20.41%) WAN
9 30 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (19.73%) Linux
11 27 (18.37%) VPN
11 27 (18.37%) MPLS
11 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
12 24 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (15.65%) Network Security
13 23 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (14.97%) Telecoms
15 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 20 (13.61%) Network Design
17 19 (12.93%) Unix
18 18 (12.24%) Palo Alto
19 17 (11.56%) F5
19 17 (11.56%) BGP
19 17 (11.56%) Citrix
20 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
21 15 (10.20%) ITIL
21 15 (10.20%) Load Balancing
22 14 (9.52%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.04%) JBoss
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.36%) nginx
3 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Office
2 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 2 (1.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.68%) G Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.13%) LAN
2 30 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
2 30 (20.41%) WAN
3 27 (18.37%) MPLS
3 27 (18.37%) VPN
4 23 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (15.65%) Network Security
5 17 (11.56%) BGP
6 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.52%) OSPF
8 12 (8.16%) Ethernet
8 12 (8.16%) VoIP
9 11 (7.48%) DNS
9 11 (7.48%) SNMP
9 11 (7.48%) SSL
10 10 (6.80%) VLAN
11 9 (6.12%) NetScaler
11 9 (6.12%) SAN
12 8 (5.44%) WLAN
13 7 (4.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (14.97%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.25%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.97%) Architect
3 13 (8.84%) Consultant
4 12 (8.16%) Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Administrator
7 9 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.12%) VMWare Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.08%) Firewall Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Middleware
2 4 (2.72%) Java EE
3 3 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) Django
5 1 (0.68%) JSON
5 1 (0.68%) Kafka
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) IPTV
4 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) Clustering
5 4 (2.72%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (2.72%) STB
5 4 (2.72%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.04%) CMDB
6 3 (2.04%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (2.04%) PKI
6 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.36%) PMI
7 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.85%) Windows
2 29 (19.73%) Linux
3 19 (12.93%) Unix
4 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.44%) CentOS
5 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.40%) Solaris
7 3 (2.04%) Android
7 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.61%) Network Design
2 15 (10.20%) ITIL
2 15 (10.20%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.52%) Migration
4 13 (8.84%) Project Management
5 10 (6.80%) Network Management
6 8 (5.44%) Data Management
7 7 (4.76%) Change Management
8 6 (4.08%) Service Management
9 5 (3.40%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.40%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.40%) Process Improvement
10 4 (2.72%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (2.72%) High Availability
10 4 (2.72%) Information Security
10 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.72%) SIEM
10 4 (2.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (2.72%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) Python
2 9 (6.12%) SQL
3 8 (5.44%) Ruby
4 4 (2.72%) Java
5 2 (1.36%) Perl
5 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (23.13%) CCNP
3 31 (21.09%) CCNA
4 13 (8.84%) CCSE
4 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.48%) CCIE
6 10 (6.80%) CISSP
6 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) Degree
8 7 (4.76%) CCIP
9 6 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (4.08%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.40%) CCSA
11 3 (2.04%) CISA
11 3 (2.04%) CISM
11 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.04%) SANS
11 3 (2.04%) SSCP
12 2 (1.36%) CCVP
12 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) SLA
3 3 (2.04%) PMO
3 3 (2.04%) QA
4 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.40%) vSphere
5 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.04%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) Nagios
2 11 (7.48%) Puppet
3 10 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.72%) vMotion
5 3 (2.04%) Ansible
5 3 (2.04%) OPNET
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) QRadar
7 1 (0.68%) Kibana
7 1 (0.68%) logstash
7 1 (0.68%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.68%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.68%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.68%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (55.78%) Cisco
2 47 (31.97%) CheckPoint
3 39 (26.53%) VMware
4 37 (25.17%) Juniper
5 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.24%) Palo Alto
7 17 (11.56%) Citrix
7 17 (11.56%) F5
8 12 (8.16%) Oracle
9 11 (7.48%) EMC
10 10 (6.80%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.76%) Huawei
13 5 (3.40%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.40%) HP
14 4 (2.72%) Aruba
14 4 (2.72%) BMC
14 4 (2.72%) Riverbed
14 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.04%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
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