The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 15 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.72% 3.41% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 13.04% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £438 £394 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.58% +43.24%
Firewall
Surrey

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
46 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.66% 26.14% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 7
Median daily rate £400 £320 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.97 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +84.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) NHS
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) MCITP
6 3 (18.75%) QA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) MPLS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) HSRP
2 2 (12.50%) RSVP
2 2 (12.50%) SNMP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) VRRP
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (37.50%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.25%) New Media
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Huawei
7 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
7 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
7 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec