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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Kent
Rank 36 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 2.64% 8.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 25.00% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
Median daily rate £375 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £527 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

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
35 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.41% 10.57% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 25
Median daily rate £350 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Wireless
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (42.11%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (15.79%) Nortel
8 3 (15.79%) Avaya
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) WLAN
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (10.53%) High Availability
10 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
10 1 (5.26%) API Integration
10 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
10 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (5.26%) Marketing

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) LAN Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
5 4 (21.05%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) Network Support
6 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) PMI
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) API Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
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