The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Rank 44 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.16% 3.57% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 24.36% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Median daily rate £238 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £263 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.30% 14.66% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 47
Median daily rate £318 £419 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.17% +24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Basildon - 2 - -
Witham - 2 £238 -
Billericay - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) SMTP
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (21.05%) IMAP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) FTP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) LDAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) SMTP
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) FTP
4 4 (21.05%) IMAP
4 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) LDAP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) German Language
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CISA
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.26%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam