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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.88% 3.90% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 20.51% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
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£213 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £271 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £386 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
42 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.47% 19.02% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 26
Average daily rate £450 £365 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £423 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -25.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Dartford - 2 £450 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £225 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (52.27%) LAN
1 23 (52.27%) WAN
2 19 (43.18%) Cisco
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 10 (22.73%) CCNP
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 7 (15.91%) MCSE
8 7 (15.91%) SLA
8 7 (15.91%) CCDP
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (15.91%) Firmware
8 7 (15.91%) System Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.91%) Network Management
9 6 (13.64%) Build Automation
9 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
9 6 (13.64%) Puppet
9 6 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (13.64%) DevOps
9 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 5 (11.36%) CCVP
10 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) LAN
1 23 (52.27%) WAN
2 8 (18.18%) VPN
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) SAN
7 1 (2.27%) DMZ
7 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 6 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) System Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Network Management
3 6 (13.64%) Build Automation
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) BCP
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.27%) SIEM
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.73%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) MCSE
3 7 (15.91%) CCDP
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.36%) CCVP
5 2 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) CCDA
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Firmware
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
2 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.09%) F5
4 4 (9.09%) Juniper
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) NetScout
6 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) AppSense
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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