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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.27% 3.15% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 16.67% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £383 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -7.69%
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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
36 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.27% 18.90% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £383 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £331 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 August 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 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CaliberRM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) RequisitePro
1 2 (20.00%) CaliberRM
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) UAG
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco