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 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 34 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 3.34% 8.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 22.86% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 10
Median daily rate £375 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 25
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
46 70 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.98% 14.61% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £30.00
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 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
1 11 (47.83%) Splunk
2 10 (43.48%) Change Control
2 10 (43.48%) Cobbler
2 10 (43.48%) OSSEC
2 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
2 10 (43.48%) LogRhythm
2 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (43.48%) iptables
2 10 (43.48%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (43.48%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
2 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) TippingPoint
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Postfix
2 10 (43.48%) Sendmail
2 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
2 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 10 (43.48%) vSphere
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) Shell Script

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 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
1 5 (21.74%) PaaS
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (30.43%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (21.74%) Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Security Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (17.39%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.70%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Solaris
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Change Control
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (43.48%) High Availability
1 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
2 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
1 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) iptables
1 10 (43.48%) Postfix
1 10 (43.48%) Sendmail
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (43.48%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Cobbler
1 10 (43.48%) OSSEC
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 9 (39.13%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Splunk
2 10 (43.48%) EMC
2 10 (43.48%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) LogRhythm
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
2 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
2 10 (43.48%) TippingPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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