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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 57 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.89% 2.27% 5.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 17.43% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 16
Median daily rate £340 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 22
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
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
80 109 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.75% 13.01% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 79
Median daily rate £375 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £198 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £411 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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
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 30 August 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 +10 8 £340 +7.93% 7
Peterborough +4 3 - - 3
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 19 (59.38%) LAN
1 19 (59.38%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 11 (34.38%) Splunk
2 11 (34.38%) Change Control
3 10 (31.25%) Cobbler
3 10 (31.25%) Puppet
3 10 (31.25%) High Availability
3 10 (31.25%) ServiceNow
3 10 (31.25%) LogRhythm
3 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (31.25%) iptables
3 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (31.25%) vSphere
3 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 10 (31.25%) OSSEC
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Postfix
3 10 (31.25%) Sendmail
3 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 10 (31.25%) JIRA
3 10 (31.25%) TippingPoint

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 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) IaaS
1 8 (25.00%) PaaS
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) LAN
1 19 (59.38%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
5 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) 802.11
6 3 (9.38%) ATM
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.38%) Frame Relay
6 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) xDSL
7 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Solaris
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) Change Control
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (31.25%) High Availability
2 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (9.38%) Data Privacy
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) iptables
1 10 (31.25%) Postfix
1 10 (31.25%) Sendmail
1 10 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (31.25%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Cobbler
1 10 (31.25%) OSSEC
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Splunk
2 10 (31.25%) EMC
2 10 (31.25%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) LogRhythm
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 10 (31.25%) ServiceNow
2 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
2 10 (31.25%) TippingPoint
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
5 3 (9.38%) Nokia
5 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp