The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 8 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 10.19% 1.70% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.48% 20.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £391 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £395 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -7.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 28.70% 8.52% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
Average daily rate £238 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Wireless
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) MCSE
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (39.13%) CCNA
6 9 (39.13%) MPLS
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) MCP
7 8 (34.78%) MS Office
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) Avaya
8 7 (30.43%) Juniper
8 7 (30.43%) VPN
8 7 (30.43%) CCNP
9 6 (26.09%) OSPF
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) VLAN
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Wireless
2 9 (39.13%) MPLS
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
6 4 (17.39%) ADSL
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.04%) DMZ
8 2 (8.70%) PBX
8 2 (8.70%) VoIP
8 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
4 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCSE
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (39.13%) CCNA
4 8 (34.78%) MCP
5 7 (30.43%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) CCIE
7 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 4 (17.39%) CEH
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Avaya
3 7 (30.43%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) McAfee
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) Qualys
4 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
4 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Aruba
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat