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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 16 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.39% 7.58% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 20.55% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £550 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
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
48 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.11% 36.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Huawei
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Hardening
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) RSVP
5 2 (22.22%) VRRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) HSRP
3 2 (22.22%) RSVP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) WebEx
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Design Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) LAN Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) New Media
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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