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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.82% 1.92% 16.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
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£335 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £346 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £416 £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 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
20 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 22.73% 15.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
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 3 September 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) DNS
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) MPLS
5 12 (48.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) VPN
6 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (40.00%) SMTP
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (36.00%) HTTP
8 9 (36.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) MCITP
8 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (28.00%) Project Management
9 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
9 7 (28.00%) CCNP
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
10 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (24.00%) BGP
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (16.00%) DMZ
12 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Tuxedo
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) DNS
3 13 (52.00%) MPLS
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
6 10 (40.00%) SMTP
7 9 (36.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) DMZ
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) VLAN
10 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 3 (12.00%) VoIP
11 2 (8.00%) SAN
11 2 (8.00%) Network Security
12 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (4.00%) WLAN
12 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) SAML
1 1 (4.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.00%) Online Games
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (36.00%) MCITP
4 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (12.00%) MCSE
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) Websense
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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