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 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 45 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.64% 1.68% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 14.71% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 5
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£400 £340 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £284 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £434 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
249 136 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.79% 11.40% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 71
Average daily rate £400 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.20 £190.00
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 40 £400 +5.61% 7
High Wycombe +3 5 £413 +17.85% 2
Marlow - 3 - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (44.94%) Cisco
2 29 (32.58%) WAN
2 29 (32.58%) LAN
3 26 (29.21%) VPN
4 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
6 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
7 20 (22.47%) Windows
8 19 (21.35%) Information Security
8 19 (21.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (20.22%) CCNP
10 17 (19.10%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (19.10%) Security Patching
11 16 (17.98%) F5
11 16 (17.98%) CISSP
12 15 (16.85%) SAN
12 15 (16.85%) GIAC
12 15 (16.85%) Security Testing
12 15 (16.85%) Patch Management
12 15 (16.85%) Cyber Security
13 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
13 14 (15.73%) VMware
13 14 (15.73%) Wireless
13 14 (15.73%) BGP
13 14 (15.73%) DNS
14 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (14.61%) OWASP
15 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (13.48%) Management Information System

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (8.99%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) IIS
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.37%) nginx
5 3 (3.37%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) Lync
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS Office
4 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) LAN
1 29 (32.58%) WAN
2 26 (29.21%) VPN
3 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.85%) SAN
5 14 (15.73%) DNS
5 14 (15.73%) BGP
5 14 (15.73%) Wireless
6 12 (13.48%) SSL
6 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (12.36%) OSPF
8 10 (11.24%) Internet
8 10 (11.24%) DHCP
9 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (8.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.99%) EIGRP
11 6 (6.74%) VRRP
11 6 (6.74%) MPLS
11 6 (6.74%) WLAN
11 6 (6.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) Introscope
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Legal
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Architect
2 17 (19.10%) Security Architect
3 14 (15.73%) Consultant
3 14 (15.73%) Network Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Security Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.99%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) LAMP
3 2 (2.25%) JNDI
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.25%) J2EE
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) JDBC
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.74%) PKI
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) e-Health
5 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) EPoS
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.37%) AIX
5 3 (3.37%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Information Security
1 19 (21.35%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (19.10%) Security Patching
2 17 (19.10%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (16.85%) Security Testing
3 15 (16.85%) Patch Management
3 15 (16.85%) Cyber Security
4 13 (14.61%) OWASP
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) ITIL
6 11 (12.36%) Migration
7 10 (11.24%) Security Architecture
7 10 (11.24%) Network Design
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.74%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.62%) Change Management
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.87%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) Perl
3 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.37%) Ruby
5 2 (2.25%) Korn
5 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.25%) SQL
5 2 (2.25%) VB
5 2 (2.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.22%) CCNP
3 16 (17.98%) CISSP
4 15 (16.85%) GIAC
5 10 (11.24%) CCNA
6 5 (5.62%) CCIE
6 5 (5.62%) CCSE
7 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) CCIP
9 2 (2.25%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.12%) MCTS
10 1 (1.12%) MCITP
10 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.37%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) XenApp
4 5 (5.62%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.62%) HDFS
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.37%) Snort
6 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.12%) UAG
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Nagios
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Zenoss
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.49%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (4.49%) SCOM
4 3 (3.37%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (3.37%) Puppet
4 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.37%) Opsview
4 3 (3.37%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) CA Wily
5 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
3 16 (17.98%) F5
4 14 (15.73%) VMware
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.48%) HP
5 12 (13.48%) Juniper
6 7 (7.87%) Citrix
6 7 (7.87%) Blue Coat
7 6 (6.74%) NetApp
8 5 (5.62%) AppSense
8 5 (5.62%) IBM
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle
8 5 (5.62%) Splunk
9 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.49%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.49%) CA
9 4 (4.49%) Remedy
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.37%) Avaya
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