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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.90% - 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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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 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 25.29% 13.33% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
Average daily rate £225 £308 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -17.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £259 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £81.25 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+501.85% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) TACACS
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) HSRP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (35.71%) Docker
5 5 (35.71%) Salt
5 5 (35.71%) libvirt
5 5 (35.71%) Puppet
5 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
5 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Postfix
5 5 (35.71%) Sendmail
5 5 (35.71%) nginx
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Xen
5 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) TACACS
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) HSRP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
1 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Support
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) libvirt
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
1 5 (35.71%) Postfix
1 5 (35.71%) Sendmail
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent