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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.00% 4.66% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.58% 30.95% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Median daily rate £250 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £419 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
77 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.25% 15.05% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 80
Median daily rate £350 £330 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.95 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £45.07 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Witham - 4 £400 -
Basildon +3 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 18 (50.00%) VPN
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (30.56%) Internet
5 11 (30.56%) Wireless
6 10 (27.78%) CCNA
7 8 (22.22%) CCNP
7 8 (22.22%) Information Security
7 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
8 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.67%) Juniper
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 6 (16.67%) Office 365
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
10 5 (13.89%) Patch Management
10 5 (13.89%) Security Patching
10 5 (13.89%) Data Centre

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) VPN
2 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 11 (30.56%) Internet
4 11 (30.56%) Wireless
5 6 (16.67%) Network Security
5 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) BGP
6 5 (13.89%) DNS
6 5 (13.89%) Extranet
6 5 (13.89%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) OSPF
6 5 (13.89%) SMTP
6 5 (13.89%) SSL
6 5 (13.89%) VoIP
7 4 (11.11%) FTP
7 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (11.11%) IPsec
7 4 (11.11%) LDAP
7 4 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Automotive
2 5 (13.89%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 3 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Information Officer
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) EMV
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Information Security
2 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Patch Management
4 5 (13.89%) Security Patching
5 4 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (11.11%) Web Filtering
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) People Management
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (8.33%) System Testing
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCA
5 3 (8.33%) CCDA
5 3 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (8.33%) CISM
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) GSEC
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) WSO2
9 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.78%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Huawei
9 1 (2.78%) Infor
9 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.78%) SAP
9 1 (2.78%) VMware