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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.38% 2.54% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 23.33% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£338 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £198 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £405 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -6.17%
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
49 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.31% 10.87% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.31 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.74% +1.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Lewes -3 9 £338 -10.00%
Brighton -7 5 £344 +52.77% 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) SAN
3 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) VPN
5 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 10 (35.71%) Citrix
6 10 (35.71%) DNS
6 10 (35.71%) VoIP
6 10 (35.71%) Replication
6 10 (35.71%) Change Management
6 10 (35.71%) vSphere
7 9 (32.14%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (32.14%) HP
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Juniper
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) Network Security
8 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (25.00%) Clustering
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) IIS
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (21.43%) Apache
10 6 (21.43%) UNIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
3 6 (21.43%) Apache
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) SAS
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) VPN
3 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) VoIP
5 9 (32.14%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
6 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
7 6 (21.43%) SSL
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) LDAP
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
10 3 (10.71%) DHCP
11 2 (7.14%) MPLS
11 2 (7.14%) NAS
12 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
12 1 (3.57%) HSRP
12 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (3.57%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 7 (25.00%) Clustering
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) SUSE
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
2 6 (21.43%) Security Management
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) ISMS
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Process Management
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.29%) SIEM
4 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 4 (14.29%) SCSA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) vSphere
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) Veritas File System
4 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 9 (32.14%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Juniper
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (17.86%) Veritas
6 5 (17.86%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) Sun
8 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.14%) F5
10 1 (3.57%) Fortinet