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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 3.00% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.04% 20.59% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
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£275 £233 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
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
106 102 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.32% 14.57% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 37
Average daily rate £325 £260 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £20.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Cambridge +2 7 £325 +6.12% 11
Peterborough -4 5 £225 -3.22% 3
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (53.57%) Wireless
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Internet
4 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
4 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) DHCP
5 8 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 7 (25.00%) VoIP
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (17.86%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) Change Control
8 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (17.86%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Wireless
2 11 (39.29%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) Internet
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) DHCP
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
4 7 (25.00%) VoIP
5 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) LDAP
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (7.14%) HSRP
8 2 (7.14%) WLAN
8 2 (7.14%) BGP
8 2 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) EJB
1 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Change Control
1 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNP
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CCIE
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) SSCP
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.71%) ARCserve
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) CA
4 3 (10.71%) McAfee
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago