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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 41 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.48% 2.08% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.71% 13.01% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 3
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£475 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £240 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £322 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +160.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -7.14%
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
138 123 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.80% 15.99% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £194 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £26.93 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Watford +15 11 £475 +46.15% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £375 - 3
Stevenage +5 3 £310 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £475 -
Royston - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 - -
St Albans +1 1 - - 3
Cheshunt - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Radlett - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Broxbourne - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) F5
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (28.07%) ITIL
4 16 (28.07%) WAN
4 16 (28.07%) VPN
5 14 (24.56%) Windows
6 13 (22.81%) LAN
6 13 (22.81%) VMware
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (21.05%) Internet
8 11 (19.30%) CCNP
8 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
8 11 (19.30%) Network Security
9 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
9 10 (17.54%) HP
9 10 (17.54%) Citrix
9 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
10 9 (15.79%) CCNA
10 9 (15.79%) Juniper
10 9 (15.79%) MPLS
11 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) vSphere
12 7 (12.28%) HTML5
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) WorkSite
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) WAN
1 16 (28.07%) VPN
2 13 (22.81%) LAN
2 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (21.05%) Internet
4 11 (19.30%) Network Security
5 9 (15.79%) MPLS
6 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.53%) VLAN
8 5 (8.77%) SAN
8 5 (8.77%) BGP
8 5 (8.77%) DNS
8 5 (8.77%) DHCP
9 4 (7.02%) VoIP
9 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (7.02%) Wireless
9 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Mobility Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Network Support
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
1 7 (12.28%) HTML5
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) PKI
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.53%) Network Design
4 6 (10.53%) Change Control
4 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.02%) Process Management
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.51%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.30%) CCNP
3 9 (15.79%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.02%) CCDP
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) RHCE
9 1 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.04%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
4 4 (7.02%) XenServer
5 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.51%) Xen
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.75%) RANCID
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) F5
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.54%) HP
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 9 (15.79%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) Blue Coat
7 6 (10.53%) MobileIron
8 5 (8.77%) NetApp
9 4 (7.02%) Infoblox
10 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.51%) Apple
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) McAfee
11 2 (3.51%) Dell
11 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
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