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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 38 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.20% 3.03% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.70% 20.27% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 21
Median daily rate £350 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%

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
198 148 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.34% 14.93% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 54 78
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.75 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +25 37 £350 +20.68% 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 53 (65.43%) Cisco
2 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (43.21%) WAN
4 33 (40.74%) LAN
5 29 (35.80%) CCNP
6 28 (34.57%) F5
7 23 (28.40%) Data Centre
8 21 (25.93%) ITIL
8 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
8 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 20 (24.69%) DNS
10 19 (23.46%) CCNA
10 19 (23.46%) Juniper
10 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
10 19 (23.46%) MPLS
11 18 (22.22%) VoIP
11 18 (22.22%) VPN
12 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
12 17 (20.99%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (19.75%) Network Security
13 16 (19.75%) Windows
14 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.28%) Finance
15 13 (16.05%) Unix
15 13 (16.05%) Information Security
15 13 (16.05%) Blue Coat
16 12 (14.81%) Linux
16 12 (14.81%) ADSL
16 12 (14.81%) DHCP
17 11 (13.58%) VMware

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 6 (7.41%) Apache
1 6 (7.41%) IIS
1 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.21%) WAN
2 33 (40.74%) LAN
3 20 (24.69%) DNS
4 19 (23.46%) MPLS
5 18 (22.22%) VoIP
5 18 (22.22%) VPN
6 17 (20.99%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (19.75%) Network Security
8 12 (14.81%) ADSL
8 12 (14.81%) DHCP
9 10 (12.35%) Internet
9 10 (12.35%) SAN
9 10 (12.35%) Wireless
10 9 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.88%) Ethernet
11 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
12 6 (7.41%) DMZ
12 6 (7.41%) TACACS
12 6 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
1 1 (1.23%) Selenium
1 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Architect
4 13 (16.05%) Network Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Network Operations Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) SOC Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Cisco Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Voice Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) J2EE
2 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.23%) JMS
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
3 1 (1.23%) Node.js
3 1 (1.23%) React
3 1 (1.23%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.23%) REST
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
3 7 (8.64%) IVR
4 6 (7.41%) e-Health
5 5 (6.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.47%) BYOD
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.47%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Unix
3 12 (14.81%) Linux
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.70%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Information Security
3 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (9.88%) Change Management
4 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.41%) Network Design
5 6 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 6 (7.41%) SIEM
5 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
6 5 (6.17%) Presales
6 5 (6.17%) Security Operations
6 5 (6.17%) Security Patching
6 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.70%) Python
2 3 (3.70%) Ruby
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 19 (23.46%) CCNA
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.64%) CCSA
7 6 (7.41%) CCSE
7 6 (7.41%) MCSA
8 5 (6.17%) CISSP
8 5 (6.17%) CLAS
8 5 (6.17%) GIAC
8 5 (6.17%) SANS
9 3 (3.70%) CCIE
10 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) MCSE
11 1 (1.23%) CCAA
11 1 (1.23%) CCDA
11 1 (1.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.41%) ISA Server
4 5 (6.17%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (6.17%) UAG
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.41%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.70%) Nagios
5 3 (3.70%) Nexpose
5 3 (3.70%) Opsview
5 3 (3.70%) Puppet
6 2 (2.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.47%) SCOM
7 1 (1.23%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.23%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) Cisco
2 28 (34.57%) F5
3 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
3 19 (23.46%) Juniper
4 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.05%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.58%) VMware
7 9 (11.11%) Avaya
7 9 (11.11%) Remedy
8 8 (9.88%) Citrix
8 8 (9.88%) Intel Security
9 7 (8.64%) Forcepoint
9 7 (8.64%) Nokia
10 6 (7.41%) CA
10 6 (7.41%) Genesys
10 6 (7.41%) HP
11 5 (6.17%) Altiris
12 4 (4.94%) Aruba
12 4 (4.94%) NetApp
12 4 (4.94%) Symantec
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