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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.49% 6.12% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 25.37% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 14
Median daily rate £325 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
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
126 205 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.75% 24.12% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 93 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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
Watford +10 15 £275 -10.20% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £400 - 2
Stevenage +9 4 £375 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -12 2 £413 +14.58%
Hitchin - 1 £350 -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (72.22%) Cisco
2 28 (51.85%) LAN
3 27 (50.00%) Juniper
4 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (35.19%) VPN
6 17 (31.48%) DNS
6 17 (31.48%) WAN
7 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
8 15 (27.78%) CCNA
8 15 (27.78%) Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Network Security
9 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
10 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (22.22%) Wireless
11 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
11 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.52%) DHCP
12 10 (18.52%) CCNP
12 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.67%) F5
14 8 (14.81%) Unix
15 7 (12.96%) VMware
15 7 (12.96%) BGP
16 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
16 6 (11.11%) Finance
16 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (11.11%) Network Design
16 6 (11.11%) Windows
16 6 (11.11%) ITIL
16 6 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) LAN
2 19 (35.19%) VPN
3 17 (31.48%) DNS
3 17 (31.48%) WAN
4 13 (24.07%) Network Security
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (22.22%) Wireless
6 10 (18.52%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.96%) BGP
8 6 (11.11%) OSPF
8 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.26%) Broadband
9 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.26%) ISDN
9 5 (9.26%) VLAN
10 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
10 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (7.41%) IPsec
10 4 (7.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Ant
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Support
6 5 (9.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Support
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Juniper Support
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) CCTV
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) CentOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
1 6 (11.11%) Network Design
1 6 (11.11%) Network Management
2 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (5.56%) Change Management
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.56%) High Availability
4 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
1 5 (9.26%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) Ruby
3 3 (5.56%) AWK
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.70%) sed
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.78%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.52%) CCNP
6 3 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
1 4 (7.41%) iptables
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.56%) NFS
3 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.85%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) Juniper
3 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (12.96%) VMware
6 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle
7 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.56%) hybris
9 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.56%) Splunk
10 2 (3.70%) Aruba
10 2 (3.70%) Brocade
10 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.70%) NetApp
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