The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.59% 3.15% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.01% 20.35% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.70 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.30 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 113 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.10% 15.46% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 68
Average daily rate £325 £273 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £13.14 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 22 £313 +38.88% 9
Peterborough -4 4 £240 +7.86%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (54.00%) Cisco
4 25 (50.00%) ITIL
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
7 21 (42.00%) HP
8 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 19 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (34.00%) WAN
11 16 (32.00%) LAN
11 16 (32.00%) Migration
11 16 (32.00%) VLAN
12 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
13 14 (28.00%) Wireless
13 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
14 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (24.00%) ISO 9001
16 11 (22.00%) SAN
16 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (20.00%) WatchGuard
18 9 (18.00%) VMware
18 9 (18.00%) Citrix
18 9 (18.00%) VoIP
18 9 (18.00%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (16.00%) Change Control

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
1 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) JOnAS
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) WAN
2 16 (32.00%) LAN
2 16 (32.00%) VLAN
3 14 (28.00%) Wireless
4 11 (22.00%) SAN
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (18.00%) VoIP
6 8 (16.00%) MPLS
7 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 3 (6.00%) Internet
9 2 (4.00%) ISDN
9 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.00%) DNS
9 2 (4.00%) SSL
10 1 (2.00%) IPv6
10 1 (2.00%) WLAN
10 1 (2.00%) DHCP
10 1 (2.00%) Intranet
10 1 (2.00%) BGP
10 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Change Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Kindle
2 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.00%) Network Design
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) DNA
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCSE
3 5 (10.00%) MCITP
3 5 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) XenServer
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.00%) vSphere
5 5 (10.00%) UAG
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.00%) OPNET
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) HP
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) VMware
6 6 (12.00%) Mitel
6 6 (12.00%) Juniper
7 5 (10.00%) Nortel
8 4 (8.00%) CA
9 2 (4.00%) Imperva
10 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.00%) Exinda
10 1 (2.00%) Veeam
10 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.00%) Altiris
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
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