The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.04% 3.83% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.08% 30.43% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 9
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£275 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £405 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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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
96 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.60% 12.59% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 33
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Colchester +5 8 £315 -21.25% 1
Chelmsford -3 4 £233 -45.29%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £208 -
Brentwood -3 2 £248 +50.00% 2
Basildon - 1 £525 - 1
Epping - 1 £185 -
Witham - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (29.03%) CCNP
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) DHCP
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) OSPF
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
7 6 (19.35%) F5
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 5 (16.13%) CCNA
9 4 (12.90%) Internet
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (25.81%) VLAN
2 8 (25.81%) LAN
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 8 (25.81%) Wireless
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (19.35%) OSPF
4 6 (19.35%) Network Security
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) BGP
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) Telnet
7 3 (9.68%) NetScreen
7 3 (9.68%) FTP
7 3 (9.68%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Redmine
1 3 (9.68%) Trac
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CGI
2 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) STB
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Use Case
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.23%) SIEM
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.68%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.23%) Go
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCSP
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
1 1 (3.23%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
4 6 (19.35%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Websense
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (6.45%) Aruba
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
7 2 (6.45%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Altiris
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
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