The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 5 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 12.68% 7.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% 55.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 30.99% 13.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 3
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) TACACS
3 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 6 (50.00%) HSRP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (25.00%) Siemens
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) vSphere
8 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) TACACS
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) HSRP
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) IPv4
6 1 (8.33%) DEFINITY
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Siemens
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent