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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East of England
Rank 38 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 102 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.69% 3.17% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.84% 21.93% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 30
Median daily rate £375 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £470 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Median hourly rate £51.00 £12.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+308.00% -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

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
380 342 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.47% 14.45% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 185 187
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 67
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.13 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.75% +69.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 60 £375 - 12
Suffolk +2 14 £475 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £400 -3.03% 9
Essex -9 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +1 4 £500 +42.85% 2
Norfolk +1 1 £375 +1.35% 7
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 77 (40.96%) Cisco
2 57 (30.32%) Windows
3 50 (26.60%) Network Security
4 48 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (24.47%) CheckPoint
5 46 (24.47%) TCP/IP
6 44 (23.40%) LAN
6 44 (23.40%) Security Cleared
7 38 (20.21%) WAN
7 38 (20.21%) Juniper
8 36 (19.15%) Linux
8 36 (19.15%) SC Cleared
9 34 (18.09%) ITIL
9 34 (18.09%) VMware
10 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
10 30 (15.96%) DNS
11 29 (15.43%) Java
11 29 (15.43%) F5
12 28 (14.89%) Active Directory
13 27 (14.36%) VPN
13 27 (14.36%) Wireless
14 26 (13.83%) Finance
15 25 (13.30%) SSL
15 25 (13.30%) Windows Server
16 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (11.70%) CCNP
17 22 (11.70%) CCNA
17 22 (11.70%) Citrix
17 22 (11.70%) Tomcat
17 22 (11.70%) Python

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 22 (11.70%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.17%) Apache
3 8 (4.26%) IIS
4 7 (3.72%) JBoss
5 5 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) Drupal
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.60%) Network Security
2 46 (24.47%) TCP/IP
3 44 (23.40%) LAN
4 38 (20.21%) WAN
5 30 (15.96%) DNS
6 27 (14.36%) VPN
6 27 (14.36%) Wireless
7 25 (13.30%) SSL
8 16 (8.51%) DHCP
8 16 (8.51%) SAN
9 15 (7.98%) Internet
10 14 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (5.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (5.85%) MPLS
13 10 (5.32%) ISDN
14 9 (4.79%) BGP
14 9 (4.79%) Broadband
14 9 (4.79%) OSPF
15 8 (4.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (7.45%) MySQL
3 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Ant
1 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) AppScan
2 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.53%) JBehave
2 1 (0.53%) JUnit
2 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.53%) Redmine
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.83%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.13%) Banking
3 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.06%) Automotive
4 2 (1.06%) German Language
4 2 (1.06%) Law
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) French Language
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Military
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
5 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (22.87%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.23%) Architect
3 17 (9.04%) Consultant
3 17 (9.04%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Network Support
4 14 (7.45%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Analyst
6 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Network Specialist
10 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Security Architect
10 7 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) LAPP Stack
2 10 (5.32%) LAMP
2 10 (5.32%) Middleware
3 7 (3.72%) Java EE
4 4 (2.13%) J2EE
4 4 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Clustering
2 19 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.19%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.19%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.19%) Wiki
6 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 2 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.06%) e-Health
9 2 (1.06%) PMI
10 1 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Windows
2 36 (19.15%) Linux
3 25 (13.30%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.85%) Unix
8 6 (3.19%) AIX
9 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Solaris
11 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.09%) ITIL
2 16 (8.51%) Information Security
3 15 (7.98%) High Availability
3 15 (7.98%) Software Engineering
4 14 (7.45%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (6.38%) Network Design
6 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.85%) Network Management
6 11 (5.85%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (5.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (5.32%) Data Protection
7 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.32%) SIEM
8 9 (4.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (4.26%) DevOps
10 6 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.66%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.43%) Java
2 22 (11.70%) Python
3 21 (11.17%) SQL
4 18 (9.57%) Perl
4 18 (9.57%) Ruby
5 16 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.26%) C
7 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.13%) C#
8 4 (2.13%) VB
9 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.06%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.06%) Jython
10 2 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.40%) Security Cleared
3 36 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.70%) CCNA
4 22 (11.70%) CCNP
5 11 (5.85%) RHCE
6 9 (4.79%) CISM
6 9 (4.79%) CISSP
7 8 (4.26%) CCSA
8 7 (3.72%) CCIE
8 7 (3.72%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.66%) Degree
10 5 (2.66%) MCSE
10 5 (2.66%) PMP
10 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (2.13%) CISA
11 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.60%) CCA
12 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) GDPR
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) GAMP
4 1 (0.53%) GxP
4 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.26%) XenApp
5 7 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.13%) Docker
6 4 (2.13%) Firmware
7 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.60%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.06%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.06%) KVM
8 2 (1.06%) LXC
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.06%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) Puppet
2 11 (5.85%) Salt
3 8 (4.26%) SCCM
4 5 (2.66%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.60%) Nessus
6 3 (1.60%) SCOM
6 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.06%) Ansible
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.06%) QRadar
7 2 (1.06%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.06%) SCSM
7 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.53%) Nmap
8 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (40.96%) Cisco
2 46 (24.47%) CheckPoint
3 38 (20.21%) Juniper
4 34 (18.09%) VMware
5 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
6 29 (15.43%) F5
7 22 (11.70%) Citrix
8 17 (9.04%) Blue Coat
9 11 (5.85%) Palo Alto
10 10 (5.32%) Remedy
11 9 (4.79%) HP
11 9 (4.79%) IBM
11 9 (4.79%) Oracle
12 6 (3.19%) NetApp
13 4 (2.13%) Brocade
13 4 (2.13%) Computacenter
13 4 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.13%) Intel Security
13 4 (2.13%) Splunk
14 3 (1.60%) Veeam
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