The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.70% 3.63% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 29.07% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 8
Median daily rate £500 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 86 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.97% 12.48% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 77
Median daily rate £363 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £219 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 2 £500 +21.21% 6
Peterborough -2 1 - - 2
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Cobbler
5 3 (20.00%) OSSEC
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Postfix
5 3 (20.00%) Sendmail
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) 802.11
4 2 (13.33%) ATM
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
4 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) xDSL
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall Support
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) iptables
1 3 (20.00%) Postfix
1 3 (20.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) OSSEC
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
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