The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.41% 3.08% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 21.74% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +16.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.25% 14.15% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 32
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £243 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £41.80 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £55.00 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
4 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (20.00%) LXC
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
1 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) LXC
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Interwoven
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) SAP