The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.01% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 6.15% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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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
69 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.83% 18.06% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 11
Average daily rate £325 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £352 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) VRRP
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
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