The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.67% 3.34% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.55% 16.67% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 15
Median daily rate £463 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -15.56%
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
132 246 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.81% 20.03% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 70
Median daily rate £450 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 33 £450 +5.88% 4
High Wycombe +4 3 £475 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £300 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (39.53%) Cisco
2 26 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (29.07%) VPN
4 21 (24.42%) Security Operations
4 21 (24.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (22.09%) LAN
6 19 (22.09%) WAN
6 19 (22.09%) Unix
6 19 (22.09%) Linux
6 19 (22.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (20.93%) Finance
7 18 (20.93%) F5
8 17 (19.77%) Juniper
8 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
8 17 (19.77%) Network Security
8 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
8 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
9 16 (18.60%) Windows
10 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (17.44%) Information Security
11 14 (16.28%) Internet
11 14 (16.28%) MPLS
12 13 (15.12%) CheckPoint
12 13 (15.12%) ITIL
12 13 (15.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (13.95%) J2EE
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.95%) CCNP
13 12 (13.95%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.47%) Apache
2 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.49%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) VPN
2 19 (22.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (22.09%) LAN
2 19 (22.09%) WAN
3 17 (19.77%) Network Security
4 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (16.28%) Internet
5 14 (16.28%) MPLS
6 12 (13.95%) VoIP
7 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
8 10 (11.63%) Wireless
9 9 (10.47%) ADSL
9 9 (10.47%) SSL
10 8 (9.30%) DNS
10 8 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (8.14%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (8.14%) DMZ
11 7 (8.14%) SAN
12 6 (6.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) GIS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.65%) Selenium
1 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.33%) Introscope
3 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 21 (24.42%) Consultant
3 14 (16.28%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.28%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Network Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Security Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Security Specialist
8 6 (6.98%) Administrator
8 6 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) SOC Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) J2EE
2 6 (6.98%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.98%) SOAP
3 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.65%) JMS
3 4 (4.65%) jQuery
3 4 (4.65%) Node.js
3 4 (4.65%) React
3 4 (4.65%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) Spring
3 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.65%) XML
4 3 (3.49%) LAMP
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) JDBC
5 2 (2.33%) JNDI
5 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Clustering
4 6 (6.98%) IVR
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.65%) e-Health
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.16%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Linux
1 19 (22.09%) Unix
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.49%) Debian
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.33%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (24.42%) Security Operations
3 15 (17.44%) Information Security
4 13 (15.12%) ITIL
4 13 (15.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.14%) SIEM
8 6 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (6.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 6 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Security Testing
8 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.98%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.81%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.81%) Security Patching
9 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Java
2 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.81%) Python
3 4 (4.65%) PHP
3 4 (4.65%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) Perl
4 3 (3.49%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) Jython
5 2 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) CCNA
3 12 (13.95%) CCNP
3 12 (13.95%) CISSP
4 5 (5.81%) CLAS
4 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 5 (5.81%) GIAC
4 5 (5.81%) SANS
5 4 (4.65%) CCSA
6 2 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (1.16%) CCA
7 1 (1.16%) CCDA
7 1 (1.16%) CCSE
7 1 (1.16%) CCVP
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.49%) Postfix
5 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.98%) Nexpose
3 5 (5.81%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.49%) Nessus
5 3 (3.49%) Opsview
5 3 (3.49%) Puppet
6 2 (2.33%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.16%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) SCOM
7 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Cisco
2 18 (20.93%) F5
3 17 (19.77%) Juniper
4 13 (15.12%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.47%) Intel Security
7 8 (9.30%) Avaya
7 8 (9.30%) Symantec
7 8 (9.30%) VMware
8 7 (8.14%) ArcSight
8 7 (8.14%) Blue Coat
8 7 (8.14%) LogRhythm
9 6 (6.98%) FireEye
9 6 (6.98%) Genesys
9 6 (6.98%) GFI Software
9 6 (6.98%) Rapid7
9 6 (6.98%) Sourcefire
9 6 (6.98%) TippingPoint
10 5 (5.81%) Altiris
11 4 (4.65%) KANA
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