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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.17% 4.72% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 20.69% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +60.00%
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 £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
41 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.17% 22.83% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 20
Average daily rate £333 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.43 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RequisitePro
1 2 (18.18%) CaliberRM
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) UAG
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint