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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 90 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.78% 2.23% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 15.20% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 48
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £580 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.64% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £25.00 £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
England

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
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 30 £375 -21.05% 23
Essex +15 19 £400 +95.12% 12
Cambridgeshire +17 15 £381 +8.92% 9
Bedfordshire +15 10 £425 +240.00% 11
Suffolk 0 8 £438 - 2
Norfolk -21 6 £400 -3.03% 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 104 (50.24%) Cisco
2 71 (34.30%) LAN
3 66 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (30.92%) WAN
5 63 (30.43%) DNS
6 48 (23.19%) Windows
7 47 (22.71%) CheckPoint
7 47 (22.71%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
9 44 (21.26%) Juniper
10 42 (20.29%) CCNP
11 41 (19.81%) Data Centre
12 40 (19.32%) CCNA
13 39 (18.84%) Network Security
14 38 (18.36%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (17.87%) TCP/IP
16 35 (16.91%) Finance
17 33 (15.94%) DHCP
18 31 (14.98%) SLA
19 30 (14.49%) VPN
19 30 (14.49%) Citrix
20 28 (13.53%) ITIL
20 28 (13.53%) Blue Coat
21 27 (13.04%) VMware
22 26 (12.56%) SAN
22 26 (12.56%) F5
22 26 (12.56%) Kalman Filter
23 25 (12.08%) Security Cleared
23 25 (12.08%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.70%) IIS
3 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.83%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.90%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.35%) MS Office
2 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) Office 365
2 13 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (34.30%) LAN
2 64 (30.92%) WAN
3 63 (30.43%) DNS
4 47 (22.71%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (18.84%) Network Security
6 38 (18.36%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (17.87%) TCP/IP
8 33 (15.94%) DHCP
9 30 (14.49%) VPN
10 26 (12.56%) SAN
11 25 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
12 24 (11.59%) VoIP
13 23 (11.11%) OSPF
14 22 (10.63%) BGP
15 20 (9.66%) MPLS
16 19 (9.18%) Internet
17 18 (8.70%) SSL
18 17 (8.21%) Wireless
19 16 (7.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.93%) MySQL
2 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.93%) Selenium
4 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.45%) JIRA
4 3 (1.45%) MSI
4 3 (1.45%) Toad
4 3 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Redmine
6 1 (0.48%) Trac
6 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.42%) Advertising
5 3 (1.45%) Automotive
5 3 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 24 (11.59%) Analyst
3 22 (10.63%) Architect
3 22 (10.63%) Consultant
4 15 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (6.28%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Security Consultant
6 12 (5.80%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.31%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Network Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.35%) Network Support
9 9 (4.35%) Security Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.86%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.31%) Web Services
2 10 (4.83%) .NET
3 4 (1.93%) Middleware
4 3 (1.45%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 2 (0.97%) JSP
5 2 (0.97%) JSTL
5 2 (0.97%) SAML
5 2 (0.97%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.86%) Statistics
3 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.38%) PKI
3 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.93%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.93%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.45%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) CMDB
7 2 (0.97%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) SecurID
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.19%) Windows
2 25 (12.08%) Linux
3 23 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.83%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.86%) Unix
9 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.53%) ITIL
2 26 (12.56%) Kalman Filter
3 24 (11.59%) Load Balancing
4 16 (7.73%) Network Design
5 14 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.28%) Project Management
6 13 (6.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (5.80%) Patch Management
8 11 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.31%) Change Control
8 11 (5.31%) Migration
9 10 (4.83%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (4.83%) Information Security
10 9 (4.35%) CRM
11 8 (3.86%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.86%) DevOps
11 8 (3.86%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.66%) SQL
2 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.38%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.38%) Java
4 5 (2.42%) Perl
5 3 (1.45%) C
5 3 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) AWK
7 1 (0.48%) Korn
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (20.29%) CCNP
3 40 (19.32%) CCNA
4 25 (12.08%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.70%) CCSA
5 18 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.80%) CCIE
6 12 (5.80%) CCSE
7 11 (5.31%) Degree
8 10 (4.83%) JNCIA
8 10 (4.83%) JNCIP
9 9 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.35%) JNCIE
10 8 (3.86%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.42%) MCSE
13 4 (1.93%) CCDP
13 4 (1.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.97%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.35%) vSphere
4 9 (4.35%) XenApp
5 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.45%) Docker
6 3 (1.45%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.97%) Firmware
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) Cisco UCCX
1 7 (3.38%) Nagios
2 6 (2.90%) Puppet
2 6 (2.90%) SCCM
3 5 (2.42%) Nessus
3 5 (2.42%) SCOM
4 3 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.97%) Graphite
5 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.97%) logstash
5 2 (0.97%) QRadar
5 2 (0.97%) Riemann
6 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.48%) Mesos
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 104 (50.24%) Cisco
2 47 (22.71%) CheckPoint
3 44 (21.26%) Juniper
3 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
4 30 (14.49%) Citrix
5 28 (13.53%) Blue Coat
6 27 (13.04%) VMware
7 26 (12.56%) F5
8 18 (8.70%) Forcepoint
9 17 (8.21%) Barracuda Networks
9 17 (8.21%) HP
10 12 (5.80%) Remedy
11 8 (3.86%) IronPort
12 7 (3.38%) Nortel
12 7 (3.38%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.90%) Splunk
14 5 (2.42%) Aruba
14 5 (2.42%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.42%) Siemens
14 5 (2.42%) Tufin
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