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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.50% 1.32% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 11.11% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £252 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -25.76%
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
174 90 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.80% 11.87% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 17 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 17 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 35 £313 - 7
Peterborough +8 3 £278 +29.06% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 47 (72.31%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Cisco
3 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 34 (52.31%) ITIL
4 34 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (36.92%) MS Exchange
6 23 (35.38%) VLAN
7 22 (33.85%) WatchGuard
7 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (32.31%) HP
8 21 (32.31%) ISO 9001
9 19 (29.23%) VoIP
10 18 (27.69%) Citrix
11 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
11 17 (26.15%) XenServer
12 16 (24.62%) WAN
13 15 (23.08%) LAN
13 15 (23.08%) Kindle
13 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
14 14 (21.54%) SharePoint
14 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
14 14 (21.54%) SAN
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (21.54%) Wireless
15 12 (18.46%) Migration
15 12 (18.46%) MPLS
16 11 (16.92%) VMware
16 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 24 (36.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (21.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.15%) JOnAS
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.54%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) VLAN
2 19 (29.23%) VoIP
3 16 (24.62%) WAN
4 15 (23.08%) LAN
5 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (21.54%) SAN
5 14 (21.54%) Wireless
6 12 (18.46%) MPLS
7 10 (15.38%) VPN
8 8 (12.31%) DNS
9 6 (9.23%) SSL
9 6 (9.23%) DHCP
9 6 (9.23%) Ethernet
9 6 (9.23%) ISDN
10 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
12 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (3.08%) Multicast
13 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (30.77%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Technical Support
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Network Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Technician
8 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Project Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Support Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Support Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Kindle
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 47 (72.31%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) UNIX
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (12.31%) Change Control
5 4 (6.15%) Network Management
6 2 (3.08%) Change Management
6 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.54%) Network Design
7 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.54%) Data Security
7 1 (1.54%) Project Management
7 1 (1.54%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) CCNA
3 6 (9.23%) MCP
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) CCNP
5 4 (6.15%) MCITP
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.08%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
2 17 (26.15%) XenServer
3 9 (13.85%) vSphere
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (6.15%) UAG
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
1 4 (6.15%) SCOM
1 4 (6.15%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.54%) OPNET
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) WatchGuard
3 21 (32.31%) HP
4 18 (27.69%) Citrix
5 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) VMware
7 8 (12.31%) 3PAR
7 8 (12.31%) Mitel
8 6 (9.23%) Imperva
8 6 (9.23%) Juniper
9 5 (7.69%) EMC
9 5 (7.69%) Nortel
9 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.69%) F5
10 4 (6.15%) CA
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle
11 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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