The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.19% 1.32% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 16.67% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £19.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -17.14%
Firewall
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.37% 7.95% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 16
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.00 £19.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.00 £19.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Brighton -6 7 £425 +30.26% 1
Eastbourne - 5 - -
Lewes - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) SAN
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (44.44%) UNIX
5 11 (40.74%) Solaris
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) HP
5 11 (40.74%) Juniper
5 11 (40.74%) VMware
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
6 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) MCSE
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (33.33%) Clustering
7 9 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.93%) SSL
9 7 (25.93%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) WAN
9 7 (25.93%) VLAN
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) VoIP
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) CCNA
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) Veritas
11 5 (18.52%) Red Hat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (14.81%) SAS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
4 7 (25.93%) SSL
4 7 (25.93%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) VLAN
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) LDAP
6 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
7 4 (14.81%) NAS
7 4 (14.81%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) WLAN
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
9 2 (7.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) Solaris
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Document Management
3 4 (14.81%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MCSE
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) SCSA
4 4 (14.81%) Sun Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Veritas File System
2 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (14.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) NetCrunch
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Juniper
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Veritas
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (18.52%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (14.81%) Sun
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk