The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.13% 3.19% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 12.24% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £335 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -25.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £335 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £335 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.57% 26.06% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 20
Average daily rate £293 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (59.38%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) DV Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (37.50%) CCNA
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) FortiGate
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Juniper
9 9 (28.13%) MPLS
9 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.00%) PKI
10 8 (25.00%) Network Architecture
10 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
10 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (25.00%) vSphere
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.88%) BGP
12 6 (18.75%) OSPF
12 6 (18.75%) Back Office
12 6 (18.75%) Device Driver
12 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (18.75%) F5
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (18.75%) HSRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) MPLS
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 7 (21.88%) BGP
4 6 (18.75%) OSPF
4 6 (18.75%) HSRP
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) ISDN
8 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 2 (6.25%) Internet
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.13%) Network Security
9 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) CaliberRM
1 1 (3.13%) RequisitePro
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) IP Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Support
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PKI
2 6 (18.75%) Device Driver
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (15.63%) CentOS
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
5 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) DV Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (37.50%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) HNC
6 3 (9.38%) HND
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (6.25%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CISSP
8 1 (3.13%) PMP
8 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) vSphere
2 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (18.75%) iptables
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Xen
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) UAG
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Tufin
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp