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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.98% 15.38% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 36.84% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -25.76%
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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
16 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 15.84% 41.76% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 7
Average daily rate £350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) DMZ
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) Games
7 2 (20.00%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) DMZ
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Genesys Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Genesys