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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.79% 1.14% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 8.05% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
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£350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £239 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
152 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.95% 14.19% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 48
Average daily rate £330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.75 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 14 £359 +9.96% 5
High Wycombe 0 4 £350 - 3
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.91%) WAN
3 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 15 (31.91%) Windows
4 14 (29.79%) VPN
4 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
5 12 (25.53%) Network Security
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.28%) VMware
7 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.15%) Linux
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (14.89%) F5
10 7 (14.89%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Apache
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (12.77%) Juniper
11 6 (12.77%) SAN
11 6 (12.77%) Citrix
11 6 (12.77%) SSL
11 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.77%) MS Office
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) MPLS
11 6 (12.77%) OSPF
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (8.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.51%) Liferay
5 3 (6.38%) nginx
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (31.91%) WAN
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 14 (29.79%) VPN
4 12 (25.53%) Network Security
5 7 (14.89%) BGP
6 6 (12.77%) SAN
6 6 (12.77%) SSL
6 6 (12.77%) MPLS
6 6 (12.77%) OSPF
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (8.51%) HTTP
7 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
7 4 (8.51%) DSL
7 4 (8.51%) Intranet
7 4 (8.51%) Internet
7 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Introscope
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Administrator
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) WebCenter
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.38%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) e-Health
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) UNIX
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Debian
8 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) zOS
9 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
2 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.64%) SIEM
3 5 (10.64%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Data Security
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Content Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CCSA
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) CCDP
4 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCIP
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
1 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) ProxySG
3 4 (8.51%) Xen
3 4 (8.51%) NLBS
4 3 (6.38%) Snort
4 3 (6.38%) Varnish
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) CA Wily
1 4 (8.51%) WSUS
2 3 (6.38%) Zenoss
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) F5
6 6 (12.77%) Juniper
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) IronPort
7 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle
7 5 (10.64%) IBM
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 4 (8.51%) FatWire
8 4 (8.51%) Symantec
9 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) CA
10 2 (4.26%) Veritas
11 1 (2.13%) Draytek
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