The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 36 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.74% 5.85% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.47% 29.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
Median daily rate £475 £393 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £256 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 20.15% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 54 59
Median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 8 £400 - 1
Watford -2 7 £500 +17.64% 1
St Albans +3 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £463 -
Potters Bar - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £525 +5.00% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 53 (56.38%) Cisco
2 42 (44.68%) Juniper
3 41 (43.62%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (39.36%) CheckPoint
5 32 (34.04%) DNS
6 30 (31.91%) CCNA
7 29 (30.85%) LAN
8 28 (29.79%) VPN
9 26 (27.66%) Linux
10 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
11 23 (24.47%) Network Security
12 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
13 18 (19.15%) Windows
14 17 (18.09%) ITIL
15 16 (17.02%) Oracle
16 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
16 15 (15.96%) WAN
17 14 (14.89%) DHCP
17 14 (14.89%) Unix
17 14 (14.89%) CCNP
17 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (12.77%) AIX
18 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
18 12 (12.77%) Python
18 12 (12.77%) Java
18 12 (12.77%) SQL
18 12 (12.77%) IBM
18 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
19 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
19 11 (11.70%) MySQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.57%) Drupal
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) JBoss
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.04%) DNS
2 29 (30.85%) LAN
3 28 (29.79%) VPN
4 23 (24.47%) Network Security
5 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
5 15 (15.96%) WAN
6 14 (14.89%) DHCP
7 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (7.45%) SSL
10 6 (6.38%) BGP
10 6 (6.38%) OSPF
10 6 (6.38%) Wireless
11 5 (5.32%) Broadband
11 5 (5.32%) FTP
11 5 (5.32%) IPsec
11 5 (5.32%) ISDN
12 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.26%) SAN
13 3 (3.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) DB2
2 9 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Ant
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Local Government
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Network Support
4 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Unix Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) J2EE
3 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.38%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) CCTV
5 1 (1.06%) e-Health
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (14.89%) Unix
4 12 (12.77%) AIX
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) CentOS
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (9.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
3 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.57%) Software Delivery
3 9 (9.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (6.38%) Network Design
4 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.38%) SIEM
5 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.32%) Release Management
6 4 (4.26%) Information Security
6 4 (4.26%) Network Management
6 4 (4.26%) Project Management
7 3 (3.19%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Migration
7 3 (3.19%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) Java
1 12 (12.77%) Python
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) PHP
2 9 (9.57%) Ruby
3 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.13%) AWK
5 2 (2.13%) Jython
5 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.13%) sed
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (43.62%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (31.91%) CCNA
3 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
4 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
5 14 (14.89%) CCNP
6 5 (5.32%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.32%) PMP
6 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.13%) CCSA
7 2 (2.13%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) MCTS
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CISM
8 1 (1.06%) CISSP
8 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) iptables
4 3 (3.19%) Firmware
5 2 (2.13%) Docker
5 2 (2.13%) NFS
6 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (11.70%) Puppet
2 9 (9.57%) Ansible
3 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.06%) Netcool
5 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Cisco
2 42 (44.68%) Juniper
3 37 (39.36%) CheckPoint
4 16 (17.02%) Oracle
5 12 (12.77%) IBM
6 9 (9.57%) Citrix
6 9 (9.57%) hybris
6 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.51%) VMware
8 7 (7.45%) F5
9 6 (6.38%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.26%) HP
12 3 (3.19%) Dell
12 3 (3.19%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.19%) Splunk
13 2 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.13%) Remedy
14 1 (1.06%) Aruba
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
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