The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 31 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Contract jobs citing Firewall 56 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.98% 3.95% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.79% 19.67% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 2
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£350 £315 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £486 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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
209 122 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.06% 20.07% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 51 27
Average daily rate £350 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +11 22 £360 - 1
Watford 0 14 £313 +2.04% 6
Royston - 4 £175 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £470 +147.36% 4
Rickmansworth - 2 £400 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 37 (42.53%) Cisco
2 29 (33.33%) Windows
3 22 (25.29%) Internet
4 20 (22.99%) ITIL
4 20 (22.99%) Data Centre
5 19 (21.84%) F5
6 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (19.54%) Linux
7 17 (19.54%) Identity Management
8 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
9 15 (17.24%) VPN
9 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (17.24%) Juniper
9 15 (17.24%) VMware
10 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (16.09%) PKI
10 14 (16.09%) Network Security
11 13 (14.94%) Load Balancing
11 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
11 13 (14.94%) DNS
12 12 (13.79%) HP
12 12 (13.79%) Oracle
12 12 (13.79%) Telnet
12 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (12.64%) High Availability
13 11 (12.64%) vSphere
13 11 (12.64%) SSH
13 11 (12.64%) Finance
13 11 (12.64%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.60%) WorkSite
4 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.60%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.30%) IIS
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
1 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) Internet
2 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) VPN
4 14 (16.09%) Network Security
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (14.94%) DNS
6 12 (13.79%) Telnet
6 12 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (12.64%) SSH
7 11 (12.64%) LAN
8 10 (11.49%) LDAP
8 10 (11.49%) WAN
8 10 (11.49%) PuTTY
9 8 (9.20%) SAN
10 6 (6.90%) MPLS
11 5 (5.75%) BGP
11 5 (5.75%) DHCP
12 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Consultant
3 11 (12.64%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) HTML
2 6 (6.90%) HTML5
3 2 (2.30%) JSTL
3 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) JSP
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) SAML
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.09%) PKI
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.45%) UNIX
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.30%) Android
7 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Identity Management
3 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
3 13 (14.94%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.64%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Information Security
6 8 (9.20%) Project Management
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.05%) Network Design
8 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.90%) Change Control
9 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Change Management
10 4 (4.60%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.60%) Process Management
10 4 (4.60%) Data Analytics
10 4 (4.60%) Analytics
11 3 (3.45%) SIEM
11 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) CCNP
4 6 (6.90%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.60%) CCDP
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.45%) OCA
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) CCIE
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.30%) RHCE
7 2 (2.30%) ISEB
7 2 (2.30%) CISSP
7 2 (2.30%) CISM
8 1 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) vSphere
4 9 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.05%) Firmware
6 6 (6.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 5 (5.75%) UAG
7 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.75%) XenApp
8 4 (4.60%) XenServer
9 3 (3.45%) ProxySG
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.30%) Xen
10 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.15%) Snort
11 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Tivoli
2 9 (10.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (9.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 8 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.75%) Novell Identity Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Puppet
7 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.15%) RANCID
7 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) SCCM
7 1 (1.15%) SCOM
7 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Cisco
2 19 (21.84%) F5
3 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 15 (17.24%) Juniper
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Citrix
5 11 (12.64%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
6 10 (11.49%) Symantec
7 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.34%) SAP
7 9 (10.34%) Brocade
8 7 (8.05%) Sun
8 7 (8.05%) McAfee
9 6 (6.90%) CA
9 6 (6.90%) Novell
9 6 (6.90%) IBM
9 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.90%) Trend Micro
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