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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.37% 0.58% 6.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 5.88% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£344 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -38.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -6.17%
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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
30 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.22% 9.83% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £350 £225 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £22.06 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas File System
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (33.33%) SCSA
6 4 (33.33%) Sun
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) AIX
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) SAS
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) LDAP
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) SUSE
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Document Management
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) ISMS
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas File System
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint