The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.38% 9.30% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 36.36% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 23.40% 25.58% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 20
Average daily rate - £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Firewall
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (100.00%) Mercator
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) FirePass
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) FirePass
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCSP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCDP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Mercator
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint