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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 8.50% 9.43% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.96% 34.48% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
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£350 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +1.13%
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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
46 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.00% 27.36% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 4
Average daily rate £350 £225 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -49.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) SMTP
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) FTP
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) CCENT
5 8 (47.06%) Aruba
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
7 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
7 6 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (29.41%) Juniper
8 5 (29.41%) CCSE
9 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) SMTP
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) FTP
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
6 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (35.29%) IPsec
6 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
7 4 (23.53%) HSRP
7 4 (23.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Support
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) CCENT
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCSE
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
5 3 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (17.65%) CCSA
5 3 (17.65%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
3 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Aruba
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) Qualys
7 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) 3Com
8 1 (5.88%) Symantec
8 1 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) F5