The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Kent
Rank 31 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.30% 4.29% 9.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 37.21% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 18
Median daily rate £375 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £171 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £593 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.29% 11.53% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 30
Median daily rate £350 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £189 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £145 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) Health Informatics
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Informatics
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 4 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Health Informatics
3 2 (16.67%) Informatics
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) API Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Social Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com