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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.05% 5.38% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 40.26% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 3
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£388 £320 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £304
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -6.97%
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 77 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.19% 13.37% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 46
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £18.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 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
Peterborough -5 3 - -
Cambridge -13 1 £388 +4.72% 2
Huntingdon - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Clustering
8 3 (16.67%) Replication
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Nagios
8 3 (16.67%) McAfee
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (16.67%) Clearswift
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) Intranet
7 1 (5.56%) Extranet
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) Broadband
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) MSMQ
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 3 (16.67%) Clearswift
7 2 (11.11%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat