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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.12% 2.64% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 14.89% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £320 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
East Sussex

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
21 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.29% 17.74% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 10
Average daily rate £315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £453 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +158.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) COM+
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
6 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Splunk
6 3 (23.08%) NetCrunch

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Technician
1 6 (46.15%) Support Technician
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (23.08%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) EMC
1 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft