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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.00% 9.33% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 43.75% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £319 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £261 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £350 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
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
23 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.40% 21.33% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) CCSE
5 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IP Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Check Point Expert
2 3 (27.27%) IP Expert
2 3 (27.27%) IP Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior IP Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
4 1 (9.09%) SANS
4 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (9.09%) RSA enVision
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) BT
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Veritas