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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 36 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.95% 1.80% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 17.76% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 12
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£463 £248 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.86% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £336 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
206 107 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.90% 10.11% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 19 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.25 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +10 32 £475 +91.91% 4
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 5
Marlow - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (52.63%) Cisco
2 33 (43.42%) LAN
3 31 (40.79%) WAN
4 26 (34.21%) CheckPoint
5 25 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
7 21 (27.63%) Windows
7 21 (27.63%) F5
8 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.68%) CCNP
8 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (22.37%) CCNA
9 17 (22.37%) ITIL
10 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
11 15 (19.74%) VoIP
11 15 (19.74%) MPLS
11 15 (19.74%) Juniper
11 15 (19.74%) Internet
12 12 (15.79%) Finance
12 12 (15.79%) Web Services
12 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 12 (15.79%) Network Security
13 11 (14.47%) Workflow
13 11 (14.47%) ADSL
13 11 (14.47%) Citrix
13 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.16%) SLA
14 10 (13.16%) Change Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.89%) Documentum
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
1 2 (2.63%) PaaS
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) LAN
2 31 (40.79%) WAN
3 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (19.74%) VoIP
4 15 (19.74%) Internet
4 15 (19.74%) MPLS
5 12 (15.79%) Network Security
6 11 (14.47%) ADSL
7 10 (13.16%) TACACS
8 9 (11.84%) DNS
9 8 (10.53%) WLAN
9 8 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (9.21%) Intranet
10 7 (9.21%) Extranet
11 6 (7.89%) DMZ
11 6 (7.89%) DHCP
11 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
12 5 (6.58%) VPN
12 5 (6.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Introscope
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Network Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Security Specialist
5 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (2.63%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) Middleware
3 7 (9.21%) EJB
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) JDBC
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Open Source
3 7 (9.21%) e-Health
4 5 (6.58%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
3 11 (14.47%) Workflow
4 10 (13.16%) Fault Management
4 10 (13.16%) Change Management
5 9 (11.84%) EAI
5 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
6 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
7 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.21%) UML
7 7 (9.21%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.89%) RUP
8 6 (7.89%) DSDM
8 6 (7.89%) Data Management
8 6 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.58%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (6.58%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Java
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Jython
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.32%) Korn
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.32%) VB
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%) MCITP
10 2 (2.63%) MCSE
10 2 (2.63%) MCSA
10 2 (2.63%) CCIE
11 1 (1.32%) CCIP
11 1 (1.32%) CCDP
11 1 (1.32%) CCA
11 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.32%) CCEA
11 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.95%) UAG
4 3 (3.95%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) Snort
6 1 (1.32%) Varnish
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) Cacti
4 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 21 (27.63%) F5
4 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 15 (19.74%) Juniper
6 11 (14.47%) Citrix
7 10 (13.16%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.84%) Oracle
8 9 (11.84%) Nokia
9 8 (10.53%) IBM
9 8 (10.53%) McAfee
10 7 (9.21%) CA
11 6 (7.89%) Remedy
11 6 (7.89%) VMware
11 6 (7.89%) Computacenter
12 5 (6.58%) Avaya
13 3 (3.95%) Websense
13 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.63%) Altiris
14 2 (2.63%) HP
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