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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 44 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.63% 1.77% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 25.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£263 £288 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -41.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -24.31%
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
41 20 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.56% 7.09% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
Average daily rate £263 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.36 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% +2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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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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
Brighton -8 4 £256 +7.78% 5
Lewes - 1 £375 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (40.00%) Network Design
6 6 (40.00%) WatchGuard
6 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) SAS
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) MCSE
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) CCA
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) SAS
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
1 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) DMZ
4 2 (13.33%) IPsec
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCA
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.67%) NetCrunch
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) WatchGuard
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (13.33%) Avaya
7 2 (13.33%) BT
7 2 (13.33%) CommVault
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) McAfee
7 2 (13.33%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (6.67%) Splunk