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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 69 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 61 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.42% 3.00% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.58% 24.76% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 33
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£475 £325 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +36.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £327 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 4
Average hourly rate £23.13 £21.60 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +18.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.70 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -12.08%
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
368 311 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.57% 12.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 40 56
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 +19 21 £475 +46.15% 7
Norfolk +5 16 £625 +108.33% 2
Suffolk +11 10 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -32 7 £388 +22.52% 6
Essex +3 5 £419 +8.06% 7
Bedfordshire -10 2 £500 +100.00% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 76 (53.15%) Cisco
2 73 (51.05%) Windows
3 42 (29.37%) VMware
4 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
6 32 (22.38%) WAN
7 30 (20.98%) Linux
8 29 (20.28%) LAN
8 29 (20.28%) VPN
8 29 (20.28%) DNS
9 28 (19.58%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (18.18%) F5
12 25 (17.48%) DHCP
12 25 (17.48%) ITIL
13 23 (16.08%) Citrix
13 23 (16.08%) Wireless
14 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (13.99%) HP
15 20 (13.99%) CheckPoint
16 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
17 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
17 18 (12.59%) vSphere
18 17 (11.89%) Internet
18 17 (11.89%) Information Security
19 15 (10.49%) Telecoms
19 15 (10.49%) Finance
19 15 (10.49%) SAN
19 15 (10.49%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
6 4 (2.80%) Lync
7 3 (2.10%) WorkSite
7 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.38%) WAN
2 29 (20.28%) VPN
2 29 (20.28%) DNS
2 29 (20.28%) LAN
3 28 (19.58%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (17.48%) DHCP
5 23 (16.08%) Wireless
6 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.89%) Internet
8 15 (10.49%) SAN
9 13 (9.09%) VLAN
9 13 (9.09%) Network Security
9 13 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.69%) VoIP
11 10 (6.99%) MPLS
12 9 (6.29%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (5.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (4.20%) BGP
14 6 (4.20%) Broadband
15 5 (3.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.40%) DB2
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.40%) EDMS
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.70%) Redmine
2 1 (0.70%) Trac
2 1 (0.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.49%) Telecoms
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.48%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.59%) Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Information Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.50%) Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Designer
10 4 (2.80%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) Web Services
2 7 (4.90%) HTML
2 7 (4.90%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) HTML5
3 4 (2.80%) JSON
3 4 (2.80%) XML
4 3 (2.10%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.40%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.70%) WAP
6 1 (0.70%) CGI
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) PKI
2 9 (6.29%) Clustering
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.90%) Replication
4 7 (4.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.10%) NHS
5 3 (2.10%) Handset
5 3 (2.10%) Kindle
6 2 (1.40%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.40%) STB
7 1 (0.70%) SecurID
7 1 (0.70%) CESG
7 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 73 (51.05%) Windows
2 30 (20.98%) Linux
3 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.99%) UNIX
6 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.10%) AIX
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.40%) zOS
10 2 (1.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Debian
11 1 (0.70%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.48%) ITIL
2 17 (11.89%) Information Security
3 14 (9.79%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.39%) SIEM
5 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.90%) Identity Management
7 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (4.90%) Cyber Security
8 6 (4.20%) Migration
9 5 (3.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (3.50%) Analytics
9 5 (3.50%) Change Control
9 5 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.80%) Network Design
10 4 (2.80%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.69%) SQL
3 8 (5.59%) Python
4 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.10%) Ruby
5 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.40%) Java
6 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.09%) CCNP
2 13 (9.09%) CCNA
2 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.29%) CISSP
5 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.90%) MCSE
7 6 (4.20%) Degree
8 5 (3.50%) CISA
8 5 (3.50%) CISM
9 4 (2.80%) CCDP
10 3 (2.10%) CCIE
10 3 (2.10%) MCITP
10 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.70%) MCP
12 1 (0.70%) HND
12 1 (0.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
1 6 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) vSphere
3 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.20%) XenServer
6 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.80%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.80%) XenApp
8 3 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.10%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.10%) Firmware
9 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.40%) Snort
9 2 (1.40%) RACF
9 2 (1.40%) vCloud
9 2 (1.40%) ACF2
10 1 (0.70%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) SCCM
2 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.80%) Puppet
3 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.10%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.10%) Nessus
4 3 (2.10%) Nagios
4 3 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) OpenView
6 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 76 (53.15%) Cisco
2 42 (29.37%) VMware
3 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.18%) F5
5 23 (16.08%) Citrix
6 20 (13.99%) HP
6 20 (13.99%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.29%) McAfee
8 9 (6.29%) Sophos
8 9 (6.29%) Juniper
9 8 (5.59%) Oracle
9 8 (5.59%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.90%) Symantec
10 7 (4.90%) IBM
11 6 (4.20%) EMC
11 6 (4.20%) MobileIron
12 5 (3.50%) Splunk
12 5 (3.50%) Avaya
13 4 (2.80%) Dell
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