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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 5.15% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 36.84% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 4
Median daily rate £500 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

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
50 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.34% 13.97% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 31
Median daily rate £388 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £370 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £36.60 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £55.00 £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
3 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Postfix
3 3 (27.27%) Sendmail
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) OSSEC
3 3 (27.27%) iptables
3 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) iptables
1 3 (27.27%) Postfix
1 3 (27.27%) Sendmail
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) LXC
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) OSSEC
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Intel Security
3 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) Vyatta