The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East of England
Rank 35 42 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 103 93 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.74% 4.00% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.75% 26.72% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 20
Median daily rate £388 £395 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Median hourly rate £29.61 £18.25 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% -21.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
400 348 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.41% 14.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 173 191
Median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 55 £463 +23.33% 7
Suffolk +3 21 £306 -20.96% 2
Essex -4 15 £275 -31.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £450 +12.50% 8
Bedfordshire +4 5 £500 +17.64%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 102 (47.66%) Cisco
2 78 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (35.05%) CheckPoint
4 65 (30.37%) Network Security
5 61 (28.50%) LAN
6 55 (25.70%) Windows
7 52 (24.30%) WAN
7 52 (24.30%) Juniper
8 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
9 45 (21.03%) CCNA
10 43 (20.09%) Security Cleared
11 39 (18.22%) DNS
12 36 (16.82%) VPN
12 36 (16.82%) SC Cleared
13 35 (16.36%) CCNP
14 33 (15.42%) ITIL
14 33 (15.42%) VMware
15 31 (14.49%) Linux
15 31 (14.49%) Microsoft
15 31 (14.49%) F5
16 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
16 30 (14.02%) Wireless
17 25 (11.68%) Citrix
18 24 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (10.75%) Information Security
19 23 (10.75%) Java
20 21 (9.81%) Windows Server
21 19 (8.88%) Finance
21 19 (8.88%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.14%) Apache
3 9 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.27%) Drupal
4 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.80%) IIS
5 6 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.87%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (30.37%) Network Security
2 61 (28.50%) LAN
3 52 (24.30%) WAN
4 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
5 39 (18.22%) DNS
6 36 (16.82%) VPN
7 30 (14.02%) Wireless
8 23 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (7.94%) DHCP
10 15 (7.01%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (7.01%) SSL
11 14 (6.54%) BGP
11 14 (6.54%) SAN
12 13 (6.07%) OSPF
13 12 (5.61%) Internet
13 12 (5.61%) Wireshark
14 11 (5.14%) MPLS
14 11 (5.14%) tcpdump
15 10 (4.67%) ISDN
16 9 (4.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) MySQL
2 13 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.27%) DB2
5 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Ant
1 7 (3.27%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.27%) Subversion
2 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.47%) AppScan
3 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.47%) JBehave
3 1 (0.47%) JUnit
3 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.47%) Redmine
3 1 (0.47%) Selenium
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (8.88%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.34%) Local Government
4 4 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) Automotive
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) German Language
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (30.84%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.62%) Architect
3 25 (11.68%) Security Engineer
4 23 (10.75%) Consultant
5 21 (9.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Network Support
8 13 (6.07%) Security Consultant
9 10 (4.67%) Analyst
9 10 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Network Support Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.27%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) Middleware
2 6 (2.80%) LAMP
2 6 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.34%) J2EE
4 4 (1.87%) Java EE
4 4 (1.87%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) JSP
6 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.47%) JMS
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.74%) Clustering
3 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.80%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.80%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.87%) Wiki
7 3 (1.40%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.93%) e-Health
8 2 (0.93%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.70%) Windows
2 31 (14.49%) Linux
3 21 (9.81%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.41%) Unix
6 12 (5.61%) AIX
7 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.34%) Solaris
9 4 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.42%) ITIL
2 23 (10.75%) Information Security
3 19 (8.88%) Network Management
4 18 (8.41%) SIEM
5 17 (7.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 16 (7.48%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.01%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.61%) Network Design
8 12 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (5.14%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.74%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.74%) Project Management
13 7 (3.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (3.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 7 (3.27%) Software Delivery
13 7 (3.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.75%) Java
2 19 (8.88%) SQL
3 17 (7.94%) Python
4 13 (6.07%) Ruby
5 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.74%) C
6 8 (3.74%) Perl
7 7 (3.27%) PHP
8 6 (2.80%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.93%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 78 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (21.03%) CCNA
3 43 (20.09%) Security Cleared
4 36 (16.82%) SC Cleared
5 35 (16.36%) CCNP
6 18 (8.41%) CCSA
7 15 (7.01%) CISSP
8 9 (4.21%) CISM
9 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.27%) Degree
10 7 (3.27%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.80%) CCIE
12 5 (2.34%) MCSE
12 5 (2.34%) PMP
12 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.87%) CISA
13 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.40%) CCA
14 3 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.74%) XenApp
5 6 (2.80%) vSphere
6 5 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.87%) Docker
7 4 (1.87%) Firmware
8 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.93%) KVM
9 2 (0.93%) LXC
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.61%) Puppet
2 11 (5.14%) SCCM
3 10 (4.67%) Nessus
4 9 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.27%) Ansible
6 5 (2.34%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.87%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.40%) SCOM
8 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.93%) QRadar
9 2 (0.93%) Salt
9 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.93%) SCSM
9 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.47%) Nmap
10 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (47.66%) Cisco
2 75 (35.05%) CheckPoint
3 52 (24.30%) Juniper
4 33 (15.42%) VMware
5 31 (14.49%) F5
5 31 (14.49%) Microsoft
6 25 (11.68%) Citrix
7 15 (7.01%) Oracle
8 13 (6.07%) Blue Coat
8 13 (6.07%) Splunk
9 12 (5.61%) HP
9 12 (5.61%) IBM
10 11 (5.14%) Fortinet
10 11 (5.14%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.74%) ArcSight
11 8 (3.74%) LogLogic
11 8 (3.74%) LogRhythm
12 7 (3.27%) Dell
12 7 (3.27%) hybris
12 7 (3.27%) Remedy
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