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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / East Sussex
Rank 28 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.49% 2.36% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 30.00% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.20%

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
15 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.43% 7.87% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) TACACS
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto