The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / England
Rank 64 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1422 1523 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.40% 3.25% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.72% 22.40% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 893 938
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 60
Median hourly rate £19.88 £21.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -9.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
- -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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6258 6798 7137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4088 3970
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 425
Median hourly rate £20.74 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £50.00 £43.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the England region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in England

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in England

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the England region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in England

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London -5 549 £440 +3.52% 173
South East -5 338 £375 - 97
North West +19 117 £350 -17.64% 43
East of England +6 92 £375 -6.25% 32
South West -20 80 £338 -8.47% 27
West Midlands +31 78 £361 -3.66% 44
Yorkshire +11 72 £400 - 31
East Midlands +13 53 £310 +24.00% 19
North East +2 34 £361 +26.75% 5
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1522 (48.83%) Cisco
2 890 (28.55%) Windows
3 834 (26.76%) LAN
4 819 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
5 802 (25.73%) WAN
6 720 (23.10%) CheckPoint
7 671 (21.53%) Linux
8 658 (21.11%) VMware
9 620 (19.89%) Security Cleared
10 602 (19.31%) Network Security
11 597 (19.15%) VPN
12 560 (17.97%) Juniper
13 525 (16.84%) SC Cleared
14 524 (16.81%) CCNP
15 515 (16.52%) TCP/IP
16 505 (16.20%) DNS
17 494 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
18 484 (15.53%) ITIL
19 482 (15.46%) Active Directory
20 475 (15.24%) F5
21 474 (15.21%) Microsoft
22 452 (14.50%) Data Centre
23 427 (13.70%) Finance
24 422 (13.54%) Windows Server
25 404 (12.96%) CCNA
26 400 (12.83%) Wireless
27 391 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
28 374 (12.00%) Unix
29 344 (11.04%) Load Balancing
30 294 (9.43%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 166 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 163 (5.23%) Apache
3 123 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 118 (3.79%) IIS
5 83 (2.66%) JBoss
6 75 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 74 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 68 (2.18%) WebLogic
9 66 (2.12%) nginx
10 63 (2.02%) Skype for Business
11 46 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 40 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.09%) iPlanet
14 31 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (0.93%) Confluence
16 27 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
16 27 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (0.74%) OpenStack
18 22 (0.71%) Jetty
19 20 (0.64%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 147 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 90 (2.89%) MS Office
3 53 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.42%) MS Project
5 11 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.19%) Maximo
4 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.13%) Magento
5 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.096%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.096%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.032%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.032%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.032%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.032%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 270 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (3.53%) Office 365
4 87 (2.79%) IaaS
5 57 (1.83%) SaaS
6 45 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 33 (1.06%) PaaS
10 31 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.51%) GitHub
13 14 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.35%) Mimecast
15 9 (0.29%) Akamai
16 7 (0.22%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
17 6 (0.19%) SoftLayer
18 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 834 (26.76%) LAN
2 802 (25.73%) WAN
3 602 (19.31%) Network Security
4 597 (19.15%) VPN
5 515 (16.52%) TCP/IP
6 505 (16.20%) DNS
7 494 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
8 400 (12.83%) Wireless
9 294 (9.43%) MPLS
10 272 (8.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 258 (8.28%) DHCP
12 240 (7.70%) SSL
13 237 (7.60%) OSPF
14 230 (7.38%) VoIP
15 227 (7.28%) BGP
16 217 (6.96%) SAN
17 206 (6.61%) Internet
18 170 (5.45%) VLAN
19 157 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
20 135 (4.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 64 (2.05%) MySQL
5 43 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 41 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 36 (1.15%) Redis
8 35 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 30 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (0.90%) Big Data
12 23 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.58%) DB2
14 18 (0.58%) MongoDB
14 18 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (0.55%) Relational Database
16 14 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 138 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 98 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.76%) JIRA
4 44 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 26 (0.83%) Subversion
6 25 (0.80%) Gerrit
7 24 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 22 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (0.61%) GitLab
10 18 (0.58%) Bitbucket
10 18 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.48%) Maven
11 15 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.45%) Artifactory
12 14 (0.45%) ClearCase
13 13 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.38%) Visual Studio
15 10 (0.32%) MSI
16 7 (0.22%) Ant
16 7 (0.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 427 (13.70%) Finance
2 143 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 142 (4.56%) Banking
4 77 (2.47%) Retail
5 53 (1.70%) Legal
6 33 (1.06%) Back Office
7 30 (0.96%) Marketing
8 27 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.51%) Law
11 14 (0.45%) Front Office
12 13 (0.42%) Advertising
12 13 (0.42%) Billing
12 13 (0.42%) Military
13 12 (0.38%) Local Government
14 11 (0.35%) Electronics
15 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.22%) Games
17 5 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 875 (28.07%) Network Engineer
2 349 (11.20%) Architect
3 337 (10.81%) Analyst
4 251 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 239 (7.67%) Security Engineer
6 219 (7.03%) Consultant
7 207 (6.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 178 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 166 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 163 (5.23%) Support Engineer
11 157 (5.04%) Security Analyst
12 124 (3.98%) Administrator
13 119 (3.82%) Firewall Engineer
14 115 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 111 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
16 102 (3.27%) Network Architect
17 96 (3.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 96 (3.08%) Security Architect
18 94 (3.02%) Network Analyst
19 92 (2.95%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (4.30%) Web Services
2 111 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
3 83 (2.66%) J2EE
4 75 (2.41%) Middleware
5 57 (1.83%) 802.1X
6 52 (1.67%) .NET
7 47 (1.51%) XML
8 46 (1.48%) LAMP
9 44 (1.41%) SOAP
10 41 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
11 38 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
11 38 (1.22%) REST
12 31 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 28 (0.90%) JSON
14 26 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
15 25 (0.80%) Django
16 24 (0.77%) ASP.NET
16 24 (0.77%) RESTful
17 22 (0.71%) CSS
17 22 (0.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 452 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 157 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 145 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.24%) Clustering
5 85 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 78 (2.50%) PKI
7 61 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 59 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 40 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
10 39 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 39 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
11 37 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
12 35 (1.12%) Driving Licence
13 32 (1.03%) Replication
14 24 (0.77%) DataPower
14 24 (0.77%) NHS
15 22 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 890 (28.55%) Windows
2 671 (21.53%) Linux
3 422 (13.54%) Windows Server
4 374 (12.00%) Unix
5 269 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 236 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 141 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (2.98%) Windows 7
10 71 (2.28%) Solaris
11 66 (2.12%) CentOS
12 65 (2.09%) AIX
13 53 (1.70%) Windows 10
14 43 (1.38%) SUSE
15 42 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 30 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (0.74%) Windows XP
18 20 (0.64%) Windows 8
19 18 (0.58%) Android
20 17 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (15.53%) ITIL
2 344 (11.04%) Load Balancing
3 255 (8.18%) Information Security
4 244 (7.83%) SIEM
5 240 (7.70%) Migration
6 219 (7.03%) DevOps
7 218 (6.99%) Network Design
8 215 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 198 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
10 154 (4.94%) Project Management
11 146 (4.68%) Security Operations
12 145 (4.65%) High Availability
12 145 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
13 142 (4.56%) Change Management
13 142 (4.56%) Service Management
14 139 (4.46%) Network Management
15 135 (4.33%) Configuration Management
16 122 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
17 113 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
18 109 (3.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (7.96%) SQL
2 217 (6.96%) Python
3 210 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 158 (5.07%) Java
5 134 (4.30%) Bash Shell
6 128 (4.11%) Perl
7 69 (2.21%) Ruby
8 52 (1.67%) VBScript
9 46 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 40 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 36 (1.15%) PHP
12 32 (1.03%) C
13 30 (0.96%) C#
13 30 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 28 (0.90%) Korn
15 14 (0.45%) Scala
16 13 (0.42%) C++
16 13 (0.42%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.32%) Jython
18 7 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 819 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
2 620 (19.89%) Security Cleared
3 525 (16.84%) SC Cleared
4 524 (16.81%) CCNP
5 404 (12.96%) CCNA
6 212 (6.80%) CISSP
7 199 (6.38%) CCIE
8 153 (4.91%) Degree
9 114 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 108 (3.46%) CCSA
11 104 (3.34%) CCSE
12 82 (2.63%) CCDP
12 82 (2.63%) CISM
13 79 (2.53%) JNCIA
13 79 (2.53%) SANS
14 73 (2.34%) MCSE
15 61 (1.96%) DV Cleared
16 55 (1.76%) SSCP
17 51 (1.64%) CCSP
18 46 (1.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (5.39%) PCI DSS
2 137 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 81 (2.60%) SLA
4 31 (0.99%) QA
5 29 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.80%) COBIT
7 20 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
8 17 (0.55%) ISO27002
9 14 (0.45%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.32%) RMADS
11 8 (0.26%) PA-DSS
12 7 (0.22%) GDPR
13 6 (0.19%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.19%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.096%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.064%) BS25999
16 2 (0.064%) GPG13
16 2 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.064%) ISO20022
System Software
1 482 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 391 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 114 (3.66%) Docker
5 77 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 76 (2.44%) vSphere
7 70 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 68 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (1.38%) XenApp
10 38 (1.22%) ProxySG
11 31 (0.99%) vCloud
11 31 (0.99%) Xen
12 30 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 27 (0.87%) XenServer
14 25 (0.80%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.64%) Firmware
16 19 (0.61%) ISA Server
16 19 (0.61%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.55%) KVM
17 17 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 213 (6.83%) Puppet
2 124 (3.98%) Ansible
3 123 (3.95%) FortiGate
4 84 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (2.31%) logstash
5 72 (2.31%) SCCM
6 68 (2.18%) Kibana
6 68 (2.18%) Nagios
7 65 (2.09%) QRadar
8 57 (1.83%) Nessus
9 53 (1.70%) ZABBIX
10 40 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
10 40 (1.28%) Kubernetes
11 39 (1.25%) SCOM
12 34 (1.09%) HAProxy
12 34 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 33 (1.06%) WSUS
14 30 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 28 (0.90%) Terraform
15 28 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 1522 (48.83%) Cisco
2 720 (23.10%) CheckPoint
3 658 (21.11%) VMware
4 560 (17.97%) Juniper
5 475 (15.24%) F5
6 474 (15.21%) Microsoft
7 287 (9.21%) Palo Alto
8 284 (9.11%) Citrix
9 237 (7.60%) HP
10 221 (7.09%) Oracle
11 191 (6.13%) Red Hat
12 187 (6.00%) Blue Coat
13 186 (5.97%) Fortinet
14 154 (4.94%) Splunk
15 124 (3.98%) Aruba
16 123 (3.95%) IBM
17 121 (3.88%) Intel Security
18 100 (3.21%) SolarWinds
19 96 (3.08%) Riverbed
20 72 (2.31%) LogRhythm
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