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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Berkshire
Rank 41 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 71 140 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.67% 5.73% 5.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 25.74% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 83 48
Median daily rate £369 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £304 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
447 544 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.11% 22.26% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 316
Median daily rate £374 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -27 26 £310 -22.50% 13
Slough +2 7 £370 -1.33% 6
Windsor -1 7 £550 +50.68%
Maidenhead -6 7 £500 +23.91% 2
Newbury +5 4 £450 +35.84% 2
Bracknell -5 4 £350 -20.00% 2
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 77 (49.68%) Cisco
2 47 (30.32%) CheckPoint
3 43 (27.74%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (27.74%) VMware
4 40 (25.81%) Windows
5 35 (22.58%) LAN
6 34 (21.94%) Network Security
7 32 (20.65%) WAN
7 32 (20.65%) Linux
8 30 (19.35%) Juniper
9 29 (18.71%) VPN
9 29 (18.71%) CCNP
10 28 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (17.42%) Data Centre
11 27 (17.42%) CCNA
12 25 (16.13%) MPLS
13 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (14.84%) Network Design
15 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
16 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.55%) F5
16 21 (13.55%) Palo Alto
17 17 (10.97%) Load Balancing
17 17 (10.97%) Unix
17 17 (10.97%) Citrix
18 16 (10.32%) ITIL
19 15 (9.68%) VoIP
19 15 (9.68%) Project Management
19 15 (9.68%) 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 (2.58%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.29%) nginx
3 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.58%) LAN
2 34 (21.94%) Network Security
3 32 (20.65%) WAN
4 29 (18.71%) VPN
5 25 (16.13%) MPLS
6 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (9.68%) VoIP
8 14 (9.03%) BGP
8 14 (9.03%) SAN
9 13 (8.39%) SSL
9 13 (8.39%) TCP/IP
10 12 (7.74%) DNS
11 11 (7.10%) OSPF
11 11 (7.10%) SNMP
11 11 (7.10%) VLAN
12 10 (6.45%) Ethernet
13 8 (5.16%) WLAN
14 7 (4.52%) IPv6
14 7 (4.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.29%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) Redis
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Riak
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.81%) Finance
3 4 (2.58%) Legal
4 2 (1.29%) Billing
4 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (24.52%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.77%) Architect
3 13 (8.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (8.39%) Analyst
3 13 (8.39%) Consultant
4 11 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Administrator
5 8 (5.16%) Network Analyst
5 8 (5.16%) Network Architect
5 8 (5.16%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.16%) VMWare Administrator
6 7 (4.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.87%) Security Architect
7 6 (3.87%) Security Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) Middleware
2 2 (1.29%) ELK Stack
2 2 (1.29%) REST
2 2 (1.29%) SAML
2 2 (1.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) Django
3 1 (0.65%) J2EE
3 1 (0.65%) Java EE
3 1 (0.65%) JSON
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) Kafka
3 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.81%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.58%) Clustering
3 4 (2.58%) IPTV
3 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.94%) CMDB
4 3 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (1.94%) PKI
4 3 (1.94%) STB
4 3 (1.94%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.29%) PMI
5 2 (1.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.29%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.81%) Windows
2 32 (20.65%) Linux
3 17 (10.97%) Unix
4 12 (7.74%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.16%) CentOS
6 5 (3.23%) Solaris
6 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.94%) Android
7 3 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.84%) Network Design
2 17 (10.97%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.32%) ITIL
4 15 (9.68%) Migration
4 15 (9.68%) Project Management
5 12 (7.74%) Network Management
6 8 (5.16%) Change Management
7 7 (4.52%) Data Management
7 7 (4.52%) Process Improvement
8 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.23%) Patch Management
9 5 (3.23%) Service Management
9 5 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (2.58%) Analytics
10 4 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.58%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.58%) Resource Management
10 4 (2.58%) SIEM
10 4 (2.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.10%) Python
2 8 (5.16%) Ruby
2 8 (5.16%) SQL
3 3 (1.94%) Java
3 3 (1.94%) Perl
3 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (27.74%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (18.71%) CCNP
3 27 (17.42%) CCNA
4 15 (9.68%) CCSE
4 15 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.74%) Degree
6 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.45%) CISSP
8 9 (5.81%) CCIE
9 8 (5.16%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (4.52%) CCSA
11 6 (3.87%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.23%) CCIP
12 5 (3.23%) SANS
13 4 (2.58%) CISM
14 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.94%) SSCP
15 2 (1.29%) CCDA
15 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) QA
3 2 (1.29%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) vSphere
4 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.94%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.29%) KVM
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) vCloud
7 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Nagios
2 10 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.45%) Puppet
3 4 (2.58%) vMotion
4 3 (1.94%) Nessus
4 3 (1.94%) OPNET
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.29%) Ansible
5 2 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.29%) QRadar
5 2 (1.29%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.65%) Kibana
6 1 (0.65%) logstash
6 1 (0.65%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.65%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.65%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (49.68%) Cisco
2 47 (30.32%) CheckPoint
3 43 (27.74%) VMware
4 30 (19.35%) Juniper
5 21 (13.55%) F5
5 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.55%) Palo Alto
6 17 (10.97%) Citrix
7 12 (7.74%) Oracle
8 11 (7.10%) EMC
9 9 (5.81%) HP
9 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.87%) Splunk
11 5 (3.23%) Aruba
11 5 (3.23%) Huawei
11 5 (3.23%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.58%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.58%) BMC
12 4 (2.58%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.94%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
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