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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.36% 3.97% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.30% 23.88% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £381 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
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
166 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.22% 16.63% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 55
Median daily rate £430 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.19 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +6 25 £468 +3.88% 3
Marlow 0 3 £168 -
Aylesbury -7 3 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) Windows
3 24 (32.00%) VPN
4 21 (28.00%) Internet
4 21 (28.00%) Finance
4 21 (28.00%) Migration
4 21 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.00%) LAN
7 18 (24.00%) VMware
8 17 (22.67%) F5
8 17 (22.67%) Blue Coat
8 17 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (21.33%) Information Security
10 15 (20.00%) SSL
10 15 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (18.67%) Juniper
12 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (17.33%) DNS
12 13 (17.33%) WAN
12 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
13 12 (16.00%) Security Operations
13 12 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
13 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (16.00%) Citrix
13 12 (16.00%) Intel Security

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) ProjectWise
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) VPN
2 21 (28.00%) Internet
3 18 (24.00%) LAN
4 17 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (20.00%) SSL
7 13 (17.33%) DNS
7 13 (17.33%) WAN
8 11 (14.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 10 (13.33%) SAN
9 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 9 (12.00%) Network Security
11 8 (10.67%) FTP
11 8 (10.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (10.67%) Wireless
12 7 (9.33%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (8.00%) BGP
14 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.33%) Introscope
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.67%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.33%) Middleware
3 3 (4.00%) LAMP
3 3 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) JDBC
5 1 (1.33%) JNDI
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 6 (8.00%) Unix
5 3 (4.00%) Debian
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
1 21 (28.00%) Migration
2 16 (21.33%) Information Security
3 15 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.67%) B2B
7 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (10.67%) Project Management
7 8 (10.67%) Web Filtering
8 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 5 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) PHP
2 4 (5.33%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) Jython
5 1 (1.33%) Korn
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) CISSP
4 8 (10.67%) CCNP
5 5 (6.67%) CCNA
5 5 (6.67%) CCSE
6 4 (5.33%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.00%) Postfix
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) iptables
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Nexpose
2 3 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.33%) cPanel
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.33%) Nessus
4 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.00%) VMware
5 17 (22.67%) Blue Coat
5 17 (22.67%) F5
6 14 (18.67%) Juniper
7 12 (16.00%) Citrix
7 12 (16.00%) Intel Security
8 10 (13.33%) IBM
9 8 (10.67%) AppSense
9 8 (10.67%) HP
9 8 (10.67%) IronPort
9 8 (10.67%) Oracle
10 5 (6.67%) NetApp
10 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.33%) Sourcefire
11 4 (5.33%) Symantec
11 4 (5.33%) TippingPoint