The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the High Wycombe region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.56% 5.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 13.33% 25.37% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Firewall
Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Veeam
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) DFS Replication
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
6 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (40.00%) Xen
6 4 (40.00%) WSUS
6 4 (40.00%) NLBS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) DSL
3 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Xen
2 4 (40.00%) NLBS
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 3 (30.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
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