The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 59 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.12% 2.93% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 22.29% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £144 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -7.14%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 157 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.53% 13.14% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 42
Average daily rate £389 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.58% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 25 £400 +61.61% 5
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 6
Marlow - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 26 (36.62%) LAN
3 24 (33.80%) WAN
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
6 21 (29.58%) CheckPoint
7 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (22.54%) CCNP
9 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
10 13 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (18.31%) CCNA
10 13 (18.31%) ITIL
10 13 (18.31%) Web Services
10 13 (18.31%) Juniper
11 12 (16.90%) Internet
11 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.90%) VPN
12 11 (15.49%) Linux
12 11 (15.49%) Finance
12 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
12 11 (15.49%) F5
13 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
13 10 (14.08%) VoIP
13 10 (14.08%) IBM
14 9 (12.68%) EAI
14 9 (12.68%) Oracle
14 9 (12.68%) MPLS
14 9 (12.68%) OSPF
14 9 (12.68%) Migration
14 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (8.45%) Documentum
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) LAN
2 24 (33.80%) WAN
3 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (16.90%) VPN
5 12 (16.90%) Internet
6 10 (14.08%) VoIP
7 9 (12.68%) MPLS
7 9 (12.68%) OSPF
8 8 (11.27%) BGP
8 8 (11.27%) WLAN
8 8 (11.27%) Network Security
9 7 (9.86%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (9.86%) DNS
9 7 (9.86%) SSL
9 7 (9.86%) Intranet
9 7 (9.86%) Extranet
9 7 (9.86%) Wireless
10 6 (8.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Introscope
1 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Architect
3 13 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 8 (11.27%) Middleware
3 7 (9.86%) EJB
4 4 (5.63%) J2EE
4 4 (5.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.23%) JDBC
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 3 (4.23%) JNDI
6 2 (2.82%) LAMP
7 1 (1.41%) CSS
7 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Open Source
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) e-Health
4 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) IVR
6 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.68%) EAI
3 9 (12.68%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Workflow
4 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.86%) UML
4 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
4 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.45%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (8.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (8.45%) Change Management
5 6 (8.45%) Data Management
5 6 (8.45%) RUP
5 6 (8.45%) DSDM
6 5 (7.04%) Process Management
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
1 4 (5.63%) Jython
1 4 (5.63%) Python
2 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.23%) Ruby
2 3 (4.23%) Korn
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (22.54%) CCNP
3 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.31%) CCNA
5 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) CISSP
7 4 (5.63%) GIAC
7 4 (5.63%) CCSE
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CCIP
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.82%) CCSA
9 2 (2.82%) MCSE
9 2 (2.82%) CCIE
9 2 (2.82%) MCITP
10 1 (1.41%) Degree
10 1 (1.41%) VCAP
10 1 (1.41%) CCIA
10 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) TickIT
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Snort
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.41%) UAG
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) CA Wily
1 4 (5.63%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Opsview
2 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 21 (29.58%) CheckPoint
3 13 (18.31%) Juniper
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.49%) F5
6 10 (14.08%) IBM
7 9 (12.68%) Oracle
8 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
8 8 (11.27%) McAfee
9 6 (8.45%) Citrix
10 5 (7.04%) Sourcefire
11 4 (5.63%) CA
12 3 (4.23%) Nokia
12 3 (4.23%) VMware
13 2 (2.82%) Remedy
13 2 (2.82%) Computacenter
14 1 (1.41%) Northgate
14 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.41%) Crossbeam
14 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Rate: 6-12 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago