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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.04% 4.71% 4.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 23.36% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 18
Median daily rate £275 £250 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -35.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +39.47%
Firewall
East of England

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
44 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.98% 20.15% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 63
Median daily rate £348 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) SAN
6 6 (24.00%) CCNP
6 6 (24.00%) IIS
6 6 (24.00%) Change Control
6 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (16.00%) GlassFish
7 4 (16.00%) DataPower
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.00%) CCSA
7 4 (16.00%) COM+
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) JBoss
7 4 (16.00%) Apache
7 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.00%) LDAP
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) WAN

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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) COM+
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Change Control
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Email Filtering
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCSA
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) CCSP
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (12.00%) Opsview
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) webMethods
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.00%) Software AG
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki