The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.55% 1.48% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 6.34% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate £235 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £370 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £19.10 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £19.90 £23.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.95% -30.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 142 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.21% 23.28% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 57
Average daily rate £275 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.65 £55.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Firewall
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Peterborough -9 17 £233 -48.33% 1
Cambridge +4 7 £370 - 7
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 36 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 36 (62.07%) Cisco
3 33 (56.90%) Windows
4 28 (48.28%) VMware
4 28 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
6 24 (41.38%) HP
7 22 (37.93%) WAN
7 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (34.48%) SAN
8 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (32.76%) Migration
9 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (32.76%) ITIL
10 17 (29.31%) LAN
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 16 (27.59%) MCSE
11 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
12 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
13 14 (24.14%) Linux
13 14 (24.14%) Wireless
14 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (20.69%) vSphere
15 12 (20.69%) IIS
16 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
16 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 28 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (20.69%) IIS
5 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
6 9 (15.52%) JOnAS
7 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.45%) Lync
8 2 (3.45%) Documentum
8 2 (3.45%) Apache
8 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.72%) SAS
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) WAN
2 20 (34.48%) SAN
3 17 (29.31%) LAN
4 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (24.14%) Wireless
6 10 (17.24%) VLAN
7 8 (13.79%) VPN
8 7 (12.07%) Network Security
9 6 (10.34%) FTP
10 5 (8.62%) SSL
10 5 (8.62%) IPsec
11 4 (6.90%) Internet
11 4 (6.90%) VoIP
12 3 (5.17%) DNS
13 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
13 2 (3.45%) Intranet
14 1 (1.72%) WLAN
14 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
14 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
14 1 (1.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Apache Continuum
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Project Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 14 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Debian
6 2 (3.45%) VMS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Migration
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Network Design
3 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
4 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.90%) Change Control
4 4 (6.90%) Network Management
5 3 (5.17%) Validation
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Scrum
7 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (27.59%) MCSE
2 9 (15.52%) MCITP
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.34%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GxP
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.69%) vSphere
5 7 (12.07%) XenApp
6 5 (8.62%) UAG
6 5 (8.62%) XenServer
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.34%) Puppet
3 6 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.34%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Cisco
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 24 (41.38%) HP
4 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.52%) NetApp
7 7 (12.07%) Citrix
8 3 (5.17%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.17%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.45%) Exinda
9 2 (3.45%) Altiris
9 2 (3.45%) CA
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle
10 1 (1.72%) Sun
10 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.72%) Nokia
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