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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 9 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.43% 6.32% 6.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 31.58% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate £404 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £398 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
18 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 15.65% 20.00% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 14
Average daily rate £404 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) WAN
4 14 (60.87%) LAN
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (34.78%) vSphere
9 8 (34.78%) RightScale
9 8 (34.78%) Puppet
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Intune
9 8 (34.78%) Ruby
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
9 8 (34.78%) SCCM
9 8 (34.78%) SCOM
9 8 (34.78%) SCVMM
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) LAN
1 14 (60.87%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) BGP
4 4 (17.39%) OSPF
4 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.04%) Converged Networks
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) SNA
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.35%) GLBP
6 1 (4.35%) HSRP
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Check Point Expert
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IP Expert
5 2 (8.70%) IP Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) CCSA
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) SCOM
1 8 (34.78%) SCVMM
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Intune
2 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) RightScale
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) F5
7 3 (13.04%) CA
7 3 (13.04%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.70%) NETGEAR
9 1 (4.35%) Acme Packet
9 1 (4.35%) Juniper
9 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto