The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 15 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.27% 6.59% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 28.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £335 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £271 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £350 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
Firewall
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 14.53% 23.08% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Maidenhead region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) CCSE
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IP Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Check Point Expert
2 3 (33.33%) IP Expert
2 3 (33.33%) IP Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior IP Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (11.11%) BT
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) VMware