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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 13 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 54 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.17% 5.66% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.30% 27.05% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 6
Median daily rate £464 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

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
134 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.75% 20.93% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 40
Median daily rate £315 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Median hourly rate £41.13 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 16 £248 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 10 £475 +2.70%
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £438 -12.50% 2
Watford +5 4 £500 - 5
St Albans +7 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 55 (47.83%) Cisco
2 44 (38.26%) Juniper
3 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (35.65%) CheckPoint
5 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
6 31 (26.96%) DNS
7 30 (26.09%) LAN
7 30 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 29 (25.22%) Network Security
9 27 (23.48%) VPN
10 26 (22.61%) Linux
11 25 (21.74%) Windows
12 24 (20.87%) ITIL
12 24 (20.87%) CCNA
13 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 19 (16.52%) WAN
15 17 (14.78%) Java
15 17 (14.78%) Tomcat
15 17 (14.78%) Python
16 16 (13.91%) CCNP
16 16 (13.91%) SQL
16 16 (13.91%) MySQL
17 14 (12.17%) Oracle
17 14 (12.17%) Ruby
17 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (12.17%) F5
18 13 (11.30%) Puppet
18 13 (11.30%) Unix
18 13 (11.30%) SSL
19 12 (10.43%) Wireless

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 17 (14.78%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.57%) Apache
3 8 (6.96%) Drupal
4 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.61%) IIS
5 3 (2.61%) JBoss
5 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.74%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.96%) DNS
2 30 (26.09%) LAN
3 29 (25.22%) Network Security
4 27 (23.48%) VPN
5 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 19 (16.52%) WAN
7 13 (11.30%) SSL
8 12 (10.43%) Wireless
9 10 (8.70%) DHCP
10 9 (7.83%) Broadband
10 9 (7.83%) ISDN
11 8 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (6.96%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (4.35%) SAN
14 4 (3.48%) IP Telephony
14 4 (3.48%) VLAN
15 3 (2.61%) IPsec
15 3 (2.61%) MPLS
15 3 (2.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.96%) DB2
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Ant
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
1 6 (5.22%) Local Government
2 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (37.39%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.78%) Architect
3 13 (11.30%) Network Support
3 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (6.96%) Unix Architect
6 6 (5.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Network Specialist
7 5 (4.35%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) Middleware
2 6 (5.22%) LAMP
2 6 (5.22%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.61%) J2EE
4 2 (1.74%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Clustering
2 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.22%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Wiki
5 3 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.74%) CCTV
6 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.74%) e-Health
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Linux
2 25 (21.74%) Windows
3 13 (11.30%) Unix
4 12 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.57%) AIX
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.61%) Solaris
9 2 (1.74%) CentOS
9 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
3 11 (9.57%) Network Design
4 9 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (7.83%) SIEM
5 8 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (6.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.96%) Software Delivery
5 8 (6.96%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (6.09%) Network Management
7 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.22%) Information Security
8 5 (4.35%) Release Management
8 5 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.48%) Project Management
9 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.78%) Java
1 17 (14.78%) Python
2 16 (13.91%) SQL
3 14 (12.17%) Ruby
4 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.96%) PHP
5 6 (5.22%) C
5 6 (5.22%) Perl
6 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.74%) Jython
8 1 (0.87%) AWK
8 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.87%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
3 30 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 24 (20.87%) CCNA
5 16 (13.91%) CCNP
6 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.35%) PMP
6 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.48%) CCSA
7 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.74%) CISM
8 2 (1.74%) CISSP
8 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.74%) MCITP
8 2 (1.74%) MCTS
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.74%) Docker
4 2 (1.74%) iptables
4 2 (1.74%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.74%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.87%) Firmware
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.96%) Ansible
4 5 (4.35%) SCCM
5 4 (3.48%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.61%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.74%) Salt
7 2 (1.74%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.74%) SCOM
7 2 (1.74%) SCSM
7 2 (1.74%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.74%) WSUS
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.87%) Netcool
8 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (47.83%) Cisco
2 44 (38.26%) Juniper
3 41 (35.65%) CheckPoint
4 14 (12.17%) F5
4 14 (12.17%) Oracle
5 11 (9.57%) Blue Coat
5 11 (9.57%) IBM
6 10 (8.70%) Citrix
6 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.96%) hybris
7 8 (6.96%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.96%) VMware
8 5 (4.35%) Remedy
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
9 4 (3.48%) HP
10 3 (2.61%) Computacenter
10 3 (2.61%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.61%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.61%) Splunk
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