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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 39 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 45 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.89% 4.40% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.11% 25.35% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 7
Median daily rate £460 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
166 213 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.04% 17.36% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 86 41
Median daily rate £450 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £18.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 31 £480 +12.94% 3
Aylesbury -7 3 - -
High Wycombe +3 1 - -
Marlow -1 1 £168 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (47.95%) Cisco
2 28 (38.36%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (30.14%) VPN
4 21 (28.77%) Windows
4 21 (28.77%) Security Operations
4 21 (28.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
5 19 (26.03%) Internet
5 19 (26.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
6 18 (24.66%) Finance
7 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
7 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
8 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (21.92%) Migration
9 15 (20.55%) SSL
9 15 (20.55%) F5
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (19.18%) Juniper
10 14 (19.18%) LAN
10 14 (19.18%) VMware
11 13 (17.81%) DNS
11 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
11 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
11 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (16.44%) Citrix
12 12 (16.44%) CISSP
12 12 (16.44%) Information Security
13 11 (15.07%) WAN

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 10 (13.70%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) ProjectWise
2 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.11%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) VPN
2 19 (26.03%) Internet
2 19 (26.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (20.55%) SSL
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (19.18%) LAN
5 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (17.81%) DNS
6 11 (15.07%) WAN
7 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
8 9 (12.33%) NetScaler
8 9 (12.33%) SAN
9 8 (10.96%) FTP
9 8 (10.96%) Network Security
9 8 (10.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (9.59%) Wireless
11 6 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (6.85%) DHCP
13 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Introscope
2 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Security Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Security Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Security Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Security Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) SOC Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) 802.1X
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) JDBC
3 2 (2.74%) JNDI
3 2 (2.74%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.11%) Debian
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (28.77%) Security Operations
3 16 (21.92%) Migration
3 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.44%) Information Security
6 10 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.96%) B2B
8 8 (10.96%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.96%) Project Management
9 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.85%) Capacity Management
10 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.48%) ITIL
11 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.48%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Java
1 4 (5.48%) PHP
2 3 (4.11%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) Jython
3 2 (2.74%) Korn
3 2 (2.74%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) CISSP
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.85%) CCNP
6 3 (4.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) CCSE
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.33%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.11%) Postfix
5 3 (4.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.74%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Cisco
2 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
3 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
3 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.55%) F5
5 14 (19.18%) Juniper
5 14 (19.18%) VMware
6 12 (16.44%) Citrix
7 8 (10.96%) HP
7 8 (10.96%) Intel Security
7 8 (10.96%) IronPort
7 8 (10.96%) Oracle
8 7 (9.59%) IBM
9 5 (6.85%) AppSense
9 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.85%) Symantec
10 4 (5.48%) ArcSight
10 4 (5.48%) Sourcefire
10 4 (5.48%) TippingPoint
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