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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 16 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.43% 4.00% 12.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 11.11% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 16
Median daily rate £325 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

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
41 36 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.78% 36.00% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 41
Median daily rate £280 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £313 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.40 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (10.00%) FWSM
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) OpenScape
6 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
6 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FWSM
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) OpenScape
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) Software AG
3 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods