The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.70% 2.68% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.46% 16.42% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
Average daily rate £388 £318 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% +58.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.76% 16.30% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 14
Average daily rate £400 £320 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.40 £45.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 13 £400 - 1
Chelmsford -9 3 £425 +161.53%
Brentwood -8 2 £165 -49.23% 1
Basildon - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (28.57%) DHCP
5 10 (28.57%) VPN
5 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) BGP
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
7 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) F5
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) OSPF
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) Thin Client
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (17.14%) Fat Client
10 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (14.29%) Management Information System

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DHCP
1 10 (28.57%) VPN
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) BGP
4 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 7 (20.00%) OSPF
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
7 4 (11.43%) NetScreen
7 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP
7 4 (11.43%) NAS
7 4 (11.43%) DMVPN
7 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Trac
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Redmine
2 1 (2.86%) WebLOAD
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Network Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) COM+
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Thin Client
1 6 (17.14%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) STB
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) NetWare
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Use Case
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) CISSP
6 2 (5.71%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.71%) GIAC
6 2 (5.71%) CCVP
6 2 (5.71%) SSCP
6 2 (5.71%) GSEC
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.86%) CCA
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.00%) F5
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Dell
7 4 (11.43%) Juniper
7 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
7 4 (11.43%) Infoblox
7 4 (11.43%) Imperva
8 3 (8.57%) Wyse
8 3 (8.57%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.71%) Qualys
9 2 (5.71%) Zeacom
9 2 (5.71%) ScanSafe
10 1 (2.86%) Splunk
10 1 (2.86%) TippingPoint
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