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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.83% 2.24% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 19.57% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £173 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
46 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.04% 11.47% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 14
Average daily rate £330 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.91 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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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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 -1 6 £325 +30.00% 1
Hove - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (94.74%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) SAN
3 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
4 12 (63.16%) vSphere
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) IIS
5 10 (52.63%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) Change Management
5 10 (52.63%) Replication
6 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) VoIP
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) XenApp
7 7 (36.84%) WAN
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Information Security
7 7 (36.84%) Network Security
8 6 (31.58%) ISMS
8 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
8 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
8 6 (31.58%) Security Management
8 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (52.63%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) MPLS
8 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (5.26%) DHCP
9 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Operations Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 10 (52.63%) Replication
3 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
4 6 (31.58%) Security Management
4 6 (31.58%) ISMS
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
6 4 (21.05%) Process Management
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) NetCrunch
2 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.26%) F5