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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 40 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 85 140 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.39% 5.57% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 26.42% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 84 63
Median daily rate £400 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +122.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
South East

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
484 530 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.99% 21.09% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 286 273
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 31 £325 -23.52% 11
Bracknell -5 9 £363 -8.80%
Slough -2 8 £463 +20.12% 2
Maidenhead -6 7 £400 - 2
Windsor 0 5 £550 +50.68%
Ascot - 3 £488 -
Newbury +5 1 - - 4
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 95 (53.37%) Cisco
2 57 (32.02%) CheckPoint
3 53 (29.78%) Network Security
4 45 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (23.60%) LAN
5 42 (23.60%) Windows
6 40 (22.47%) VMware
7 39 (21.91%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (21.35%) Linux
8 38 (21.35%) VPN
9 35 (19.66%) F5
10 34 (19.10%) WAN
11 33 (18.54%) Juniper
12 32 (17.98%) CCNP
13 30 (16.85%) Data Centre
14 29 (16.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (15.73%) Network Design
16 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (14.61%) MPLS
17 26 (14.61%) CCNA
17 26 (14.61%) Telecoms
18 24 (13.48%) Load Balancing
19 23 (12.92%) Palo Alto
19 23 (12.92%) CCSE
20 22 (12.36%) ITIL
21 20 (11.24%) Unix
22 18 (10.11%) BGP
22 18 (10.11%) Migration
22 18 (10.11%) Degree
23 17 (9.55%) Project Management

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 9 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.37%) iPlanet
3 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.78%) Network Security
2 42 (23.60%) LAN
3 39 (21.91%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (21.35%) VPN
5 34 (19.10%) WAN
6 29 (16.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (14.61%) MPLS
8 18 (10.11%) BGP
9 15 (8.43%) DNS
9 15 (8.43%) Ethernet
9 15 (8.43%) SSL
10 14 (7.87%) BIG-IP
10 14 (7.87%) OSPF
10 14 (7.87%) SAN
11 13 (7.30%) TCP/IP
11 13 (7.30%) VoIP
12 11 (6.18%) SNMP
13 10 (5.62%) VLAN
14 9 (5.06%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (4.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Redis
4 1 (0.56%) Riak
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.62%) Finance
3 6 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Billing
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (24.72%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.17%) Architect
3 18 (10.11%) Consultant
4 16 (8.99%) Analyst
5 15 (8.43%) Security Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.18%) Network Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.37%) Administrator
12 6 (3.37%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.37%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Middleware
2 6 (3.37%) J2EE
3 5 (2.81%) JSP
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
5 2 (1.12%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.12%) REST
5 2 (1.12%) SAML
6 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) Django
6 1 (0.56%) Java EE
6 1 (0.56%) JSON
6 1 (0.56%) Kafka
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.25%) e-Health
5 4 (2.25%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.25%) IPTV
5 4 (2.25%) PKI
6 3 (1.69%) CMDB
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.69%) STB
6 3 (1.69%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.60%) Windows
2 38 (21.35%) Linux
3 20 (11.24%) Unix
4 11 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.49%) Solaris
6 6 (3.37%) AIX
6 6 (3.37%) CentOS
6 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (1.69%) Android
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) Network Design
2 24 (13.48%) Load Balancing
3 22 (12.36%) ITIL
4 18 (10.11%) Migration
5 17 (9.55%) Project Management
6 12 (6.74%) Network Management
7 8 (4.49%) Change Management
7 8 (4.49%) Process Improvement
8 7 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.37%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.81%) High Availability
10 5 (2.81%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.81%) Resource Management
10 5 (2.81%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.81%) Service Management
10 5 (2.81%) Six Sigma
10 5 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (2.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.62%) Python
2 8 (4.49%) Java
3 6 (3.37%) Ruby
4 4 (2.25%) Perl
4 4 (2.25%) SQL
5 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (17.98%) CCNP
3 26 (14.61%) CCNA
4 23 (12.92%) CCSE
5 18 (10.11%) Degree
6 14 (7.87%) CCSA
6 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
7 12 (6.74%) CCIE
8 11 (6.18%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (6.18%) CISSP
9 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.37%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.81%) CCIP
11 5 (2.81%) SANS
12 4 (2.25%) CISM
12 4 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.69%) GCIH
13 3 (1.69%) PMP
13 3 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.81%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.69%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.18%) vSphere
4 4 (2.25%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.12%) KVM
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.56%) vCloud
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.06%) Nagios
3 8 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.49%) Puppet
4 6 (3.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.69%) Nessus
5 3 (1.69%) OPNET
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.12%) Ansible
6 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.12%) QRadar
7 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Kibana
7 1 (0.56%) logstash
7 1 (0.56%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.56%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.56%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.56%) vMotion
7 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 95 (53.37%) Cisco
2 57 (32.02%) CheckPoint
3 40 (22.47%) VMware
4 35 (19.66%) F5
5 33 (18.54%) Juniper
6 23 (12.92%) Palo Alto
7 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.74%) Fortinet
8 12 (6.74%) Oracle
8 12 (6.74%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.18%) Citrix
10 10 (5.62%) HP
11 8 (4.49%) EMC
11 8 (4.49%) Sun
12 7 (3.93%) IBM
12 7 (3.93%) Splunk
13 6 (3.37%) BEA
14 5 (2.81%) Huawei
14 5 (2.81%) NetApp
15 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
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