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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.86% 0.95% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 14.29% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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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
42 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.00% 6.67% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 4
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.15 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Clustering
6 7 (38.89%) VoIP
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) SCCM
9 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
9 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (22.22%) VLAN
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) NAS
9 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
9 4 (22.22%) vCloud
9 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) NAS
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) WLAN
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Document Management
1 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SCSA
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) vCloud
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas File System
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) NetCrunch
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Avaya
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) CommVault
5 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk