The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.64% 3.79% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.89% 26.37% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 3
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£325 £241 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.85% -46.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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
101 91 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.05% 14.38% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 44
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £196 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 5 £325 -12.16% 9
Peterborough -8 3 £250 +6.38%
Huntingdon - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) DHCP
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) VoIP
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) McAfee
8 5 (20.83%) Information Security
8 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (20.83%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) CCNP
9 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (12.50%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) DHCP
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 8 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (29.17%) VoIP
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
7 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) LDAP
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (4.17%) Broadband
11 1 (4.17%) VLAN
11 1 (4.17%) Intranet
11 1 (4.17%) Extranet
11 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Information Security
1 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) SSCP
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
1 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) Clearswift
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
Cambridgeshire
Northgate Public Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago