The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.97% 1.61% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 17.65% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £237 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.25% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.20% 9.14% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
Average daily rate £330 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.26% +18.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) SUSE
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) SCSA
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ISMS
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas File System
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
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