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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 13 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.57% 7.75% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.91% 38.46% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£371 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
43 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.71% 20.16% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 5
Average daily rate £368 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (75.00%) VPN
1 12 (75.00%) MPLS
1 12 (75.00%) IPsec
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
2 11 (68.75%) Network Management
2 11 (68.75%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CCIE
2 11 (68.75%) SNMP
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) Nokia
3 10 (62.50%) Radware
3 10 (62.50%) Redback
3 10 (62.50%) Huawei
3 10 (62.50%) Validation
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (56.25%) FWSM
4 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) LTE
4 9 (56.25%) UMTS
5 8 (50.00%) VoIP
5 8 (50.00%) RSVP
5 8 (50.00%) VRRP
5 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 8 (50.00%) HSRP
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (75.00%) VPN
1 12 (75.00%) MPLS
1 12 (75.00%) IPsec
2 11 (68.75%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) SNMP
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (56.25%) FWSM
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 9 (56.25%) UMTS
4 8 (50.00%) VoIP
4 8 (50.00%) RSVP
4 8 (50.00%) VRRP
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
4 8 (50.00%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) IP Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
1 11 (68.75%) Network Management
2 10 (62.50%) Validation
3 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (68.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCSP
3 2 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
2 10 (62.50%) Nokia
2 10 (62.50%) Radware
2 10 (62.50%) Redback
2 10 (62.50%) Huawei
3 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Ericsson
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + quote
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + quote
Posted: 4 days ago