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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.19% 1.94% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £260 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
41 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.96% 9.69% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 7
Average daily rate £330 £250 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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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 31 August 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 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) COM+
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) EMC

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) NetCrunch
2 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault