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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.73% 4.14% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 23.33% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £320 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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
27 60 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.20% 17.75% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 18
Average daily rate £315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 9 £320 -24.70% 3
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) EMC
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (78.57%) Palo Alto
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) Splunk
8 3 (21.43%) NetCrunch
8 3 (21.43%) Change Control
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) COM+
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (21.43%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) EMC
1 11 (78.57%) Palo Alto
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft