The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 3 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 16.48% 3.85% 15.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 14.29% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 27.47% 26.92% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
Average daily rate £398 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (60.00%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) SMTP
5 7 (46.67%) HTTP
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Network Design
7 4 (26.67%) DMZ
7 4 (26.67%) CCIE
8 3 (20.00%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) BGP
8 3 (20.00%) Meraki
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (13.33%) OSPF
9 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
10 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
10 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 9 (60.00%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) SMTP
4 7 (46.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) DMZ
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Meraki
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) F5
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