The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidenhead region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.14% 10.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 38.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.18% 26.25% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
Average daily rate £324 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +209.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Firewall
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
5 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
5 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Genesys
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
3 2 (18.18%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle