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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 40 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.56% 1.26% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.47% 12.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £348 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.89% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £419 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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
178 106 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.85% 10.27% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 35
Average daily rate £395 £383 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £141 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £37.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +18 36 £463 +86.86% 8
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (53.95%) Cisco
2 33 (43.42%) LAN
2 33 (43.42%) WAN
3 25 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
4 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
5 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (27.63%) F5
5 21 (27.63%) Windows
6 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (23.68%) CCNP
7 18 (23.68%) ITIL
8 17 (22.37%) CCNA
9 16 (21.05%) Juniper
9 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 16 (21.05%) Network Security
10 15 (19.74%) MPLS
10 15 (19.74%) VoIP
11 14 (18.42%) Internet
11 14 (18.42%) Incident Management
12 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (17.11%) Citrix
12 13 (17.11%) Web Services
13 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.47%) ADSL
14 11 (14.47%) TACACS
14 11 (14.47%) Change Management
15 10 (13.16%) Workflow
15 10 (13.16%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.58%) Documentum
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.95%) nginx
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.32%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) LAN
1 33 (43.42%) WAN
2 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.05%) Network Security
5 15 (19.74%) MPLS
5 15 (19.74%) VoIP
6 14 (18.42%) Internet
7 11 (14.47%) ADSL
7 11 (14.47%) TACACS
8 8 (10.53%) WLAN
8 8 (10.53%) VPN
8 8 (10.53%) DNS
9 7 (9.21%) DHCP
9 7 (9.21%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.89%) Intranet
10 6 (7.89%) Extranet
10 6 (7.89%) DMZ
10 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
10 6 (7.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Network Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Architect
5 13 (17.11%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Web Services
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 6 (7.89%) EJB
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Open Source
3 5 (6.58%) IVR
3 5 (6.58%) e-Health
4 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.26%) CentOS
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Debian
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Incident Management
3 11 (14.47%) Change Management
4 10 (13.16%) Workflow
4 10 (13.16%) Fault Management
5 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
6 8 (10.53%) EAI
6 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.21%) UML
8 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.58%) Data Management
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (6.58%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.95%) PHP
2 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
3 18 (23.68%) CCNP
4 17 (22.37%) CCNA
5 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.53%) CCSA
7 8 (10.53%) CCSE
8 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.63%) MCSE
10 2 (2.63%) MCSA
10 2 (2.63%) CCIE
10 2 (2.63%) MCITP
11 1 (1.32%) MCTS
11 1 (1.32%) VCAP
11 1 (1.32%) CCIA
11 1 (1.32%) CCDP
11 1 (1.32%) CCIP
11 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
4 4 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.95%) UAG
5 3 (3.95%) Varnish
5 3 (3.95%) XenApp
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.32%) Snort
7 1 (1.32%) Docker
7 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) Zenoss
3 3 (3.95%) Nagios
4 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) Cacti
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Cisco
2 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
3 21 (27.63%) F5
4 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.05%) Juniper
6 13 (17.11%) Citrix
7 10 (13.16%) VMware
7 10 (13.16%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.84%) Oracle
8 9 (11.84%) Nokia
9 7 (9.21%) McAfee
10 6 (7.89%) Remedy
10 6 (7.89%) IBM
10 6 (7.89%) Computacenter
11 5 (6.58%) Avaya
11 5 (6.58%) CA
12 4 (5.26%) HP
13 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.95%) Websense
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