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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.83% 1.59% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£250 £275 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -43.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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
35 16 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.56% 6.35% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
Average daily rate £250 £275 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -43.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £19.91 £21.33 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.65% +25.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 0 13 £256 -2.47% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Lewes - - - - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) UNIX
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) CommVault
8 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) SSL
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
8 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) NetCrunch
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) CommVault
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) BT
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk