The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brighton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.42% 1.12% 5.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +3.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.95% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.43% 6.74% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Average daily rate £250 £218 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% -42.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £203 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CommVault
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper