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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.22% 2.91% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.28% 15.53% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 11
Median daily rate £450 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £440 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
142 264 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.25% 18.75% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 122 56
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 38 £438 +14.37% 5
High Wycombe +6 2 £475 +15.15%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (47.56%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (29.27%) VPN
4 22 (26.83%) Security Operations
4 22 (26.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 20 (24.39%) LAN
5 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (23.17%) Internet
7 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (21.95%) F5
8 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
8 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.73%) Windows
8 17 (20.73%) Juniper
9 16 (19.51%) Linux
9 16 (19.51%) Unix
9 16 (19.51%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (18.29%) Network Security
10 15 (18.29%) WAN
10 15 (18.29%) SSL
11 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (17.07%) Blue Coat
11 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
12 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
13 12 (14.63%) CISSP
13 12 (14.63%) VMware

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 8 (9.76%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.54%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.32%) ProjectWise
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.66%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) VPN
2 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (24.39%) LAN
3 19 (23.17%) Internet
4 15 (18.29%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (18.29%) Network Security
4 15 (18.29%) SSL
4 15 (18.29%) WAN
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.20%) SAN
8 9 (10.98%) DNS
9 7 (8.54%) NetScaler
10 6 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (7.32%) FTP
10 6 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.32%) Wireless
11 5 (6.10%) DMZ
11 5 (6.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) GIS
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.88%) Selenium
1 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.44%) Introscope
3 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Consultant
2 17 (20.73%) Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Security Specialist
7 6 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) SOC Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) J2EE
2 6 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.32%) SOAP
3 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.88%) JMS
3 4 (4.88%) jQuery
3 4 (4.88%) Node.js
3 4 (4.88%) React
3 4 (4.88%) REST
3 4 (4.88%) Spring
3 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.88%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) LAMP
4 3 (3.66%) Middleware
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 2 (2.44%) JDBC
5 2 (2.44%) JNDI
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.44%) IVR
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.66%) Debian
7 2 (2.44%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (26.83%) Security Operations
3 18 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.63%) Information Security
6 10 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (12.20%) Migration
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (8.54%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) B2B
9 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 4 (4.88%) SQL
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.44%) Jython
5 2 (2.44%) Korn
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (14.63%) CISSP
4 7 (8.54%) CCNA
4 7 (8.54%) CCNP
5 4 (4.88%) CCSA
5 4 (4.88%) CCSE
5 4 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CCDP
7 1 (1.22%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.66%) Postfix
6 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Nexpose
2 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) Nessus
3 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.44%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
5 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 39 (47.56%) Cisco
2 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 18 (21.95%) F5
3 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.73%) Juniper
5 14 (17.07%) Blue Coat
6 12 (14.63%) VMware
7 8 (9.76%) Symantec
8 7 (8.54%) ArcSight
8 7 (8.54%) Citrix
8 7 (8.54%) Intel Security
8 7 (8.54%) LogRhythm
9 6 (7.32%) FireEye
9 6 (7.32%) GFI Software
9 6 (7.32%) IronPort
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle
9 6 (7.32%) Rapid7
9 6 (7.32%) Sourcefire
9 6 (7.32%) TippingPoint
10 5 (6.10%) HP
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