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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 37 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 2.48% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 17.65% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £353 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +6.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.89%

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
80 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.26% 14.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 49
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £38.75 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +6 7 £400 -3.03% 8
Peterborough -1 3 £300 +27.65% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security

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 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GAMP
2 1 (6.67%) GxP
2 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) KVM
2 2 (13.33%) LXC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Snort
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) Vyatta
5 1 (6.67%) Becrypt
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) Temenos
5 1 (6.67%) Tufin
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