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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 40 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.40% 2.30% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 16.04% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
Median daily rate £413 £275 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +18.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
93 106 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.07% 14.32% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 35
Median daily rate £413 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -18.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.80 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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 +13 19 £413 +26.92% 8
Peterborough +4 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 26 (70.27%) WAN
2 24 (64.86%) LAN
3 14 (37.84%) Patch Management
4 12 (32.43%) Identity Access Management
4 12 (32.43%) Security Operations
5 11 (29.73%) SaaS
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco
6 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) PaaS
6 10 (27.03%) IaaS
7 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) HP
8 8 (21.62%) SAN
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
9 7 (18.92%) Change Control
9 7 (18.92%) Open Source
9 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
9 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.22%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (16.22%) Splunk
10 6 (16.22%) LogRhythm
10 6 (16.22%) Puppet
11 5 (13.51%) vSphere

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 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) SaaS
2 10 (27.03%) IaaS
2 10 (27.03%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) WAN
2 24 (64.86%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) SSL
9 1 (2.70%) ATM
9 1 (2.70%) DMVPN
9 1 (2.70%) WAAS
9 1 (2.70%) WLAN
9 1 (2.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Security Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Security Solutions Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Patch Management
2 12 (32.43%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (32.43%) Security Operations
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
4 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.92%) Open Source
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.51%) High Availability
6 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Network Management
8 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) iptables
1 5 (13.51%) Postfix
1 5 (13.51%) Sendmail
1 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Cobbler
2 5 (13.51%) Nagios
2 5 (13.51%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) HP
3 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) LogRhythm
3 6 (16.22%) Splunk
4 5 (13.51%) EMC
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) ServiceNow
4 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.51%) TippingPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) New Relic
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Riverbed