The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 12 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.65% 10.51% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 56.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 0
Average daily rate £285 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
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 £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
Firewall
South East

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 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.63% 18.48% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 11
Average daily rate £240 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £198 -
Tonbridge - 2 £538 - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) DHCP
5 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) Nortel
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Heroku
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) MPLS
2 5 (26.32%) VoIP
2 5 (26.32%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN
4 3 (15.79%) Broadband
4 3 (15.79%) DMZ
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) PSTN
5 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.53%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Support
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.53%) Analytics
1 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (10.53%) DevOps
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) Line Management
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Release Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) vCloud
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.53%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Foglight
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
5 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Nortel
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) F5
7 2 (10.53%) New Relic
7 2 (10.53%) Splunk
8 1 (5.26%) Aruba
8 1 (5.26%) Ektron
8 1 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
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