The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 6 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.09% - 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £235 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
Firewall
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 21.21% 12.96% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate £235 £150 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -67.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £150 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Support
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) F5