The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 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 Crawley 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 13 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.35% 3.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 31.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £488 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.46% 12.02% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +72.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.38 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
West Sussex

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Crawley region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Crawley region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) OSPF
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) DMZ
4 4 (36.36%) CCIE
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Lync
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Avaya
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 6 (54.55%) OSPF
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) DMZ
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) SAP