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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.35% 5.15% 11.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 13.51% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Median daily rate £325 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
41 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.54% 38.14% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 38
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Cacti
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) DataPower

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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) FWSM
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) OpenScape
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DataPower
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Polycom
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens
4 1 (9.09%) Software AG
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods