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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.54% 1.36% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 7.69% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate £400 £205 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -47.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £169 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £371 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
64 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.60% 17.73% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood -1 1 £171 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £425 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (34.88%) WAN
4 14 (32.56%) CCNP
4 14 (32.56%) Network Security
5 11 (25.58%) DNS
6 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
7 9 (20.93%) OSPF
7 9 (20.93%) BGP
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.93%) Citrix
7 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
8 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (18.60%) FTP
8 8 (18.60%) LAN
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
9 7 (16.28%) SMTP
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) SSL
9 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
9 7 (16.28%) CCSA
9 7 (16.28%) IPsec
9 7 (16.28%) IMAP
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (13.95%) Change Control
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.95%) XenApp
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (13.95%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) WAN
2 14 (32.56%) Network Security
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
4 9 (20.93%) BGP
4 9 (20.93%) OSPF
5 8 (18.60%) FTP
5 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
6 7 (16.28%) IMAP
6 7 (16.28%) IPsec
6 7 (16.28%) SMTP
6 7 (16.28%) SSL
6 7 (16.28%) VPN
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.95%) LDAP
7 6 (13.95%) MPLS
7 6 (13.95%) VoIP
8 5 (11.63%) DHCP
8 5 (11.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Redmine
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Trac
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
1 9 (20.93%) Team Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Applications Packager
2 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Security Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix Packager
4 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Change Control
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Server Building
5 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
6 1 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCSA
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
5 4 (9.30%) PMP
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCSP
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (13.95%) XenApp
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Mesos
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.93%) Citrix
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Imperva
5 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Nortel
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 19 days ago