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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 12.96% - 9.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.28% - 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 8
Average daily rate
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£373 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -13.04%
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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
29 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 26.85% 17.58% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 15
Average daily rate £375 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 22 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 20 (60.61%) MPLS
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) DNS
3 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) LAN
4 19 (57.58%) VPN
5 17 (51.52%) WAN
5 17 (51.52%) SMTP
5 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
6 16 (48.48%) HTTP
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (42.42%) MS Visio
7 14 (42.42%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) MCITP
9 7 (21.21%) CCNP
9 7 (21.21%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) BGP
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (15.15%) Network Design
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) DMZ
12 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
13 3 (9.09%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.03%) Tuxedo
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) LAN
1 20 (60.61%) DNS
1 20 (60.61%) MPLS
2 19 (57.58%) VPN
3 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) SMTP
4 16 (48.48%) HTTP
5 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.18%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) DMZ
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) OSPF
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) SAN
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
1 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Project Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.03%) Online Games
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) User Stories
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) VBScript
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCITP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CCSE
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 22 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) Websense
6 2 (6.06%) Meraki
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO