The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.33% 1.40% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 10.71% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £231 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -56.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.29% 13.08% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £409 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) CA
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWare
1 1 (8.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Operational Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) DoDAF
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) MODAF
4 1 (8.33%) SABSA
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCVP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) BEA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Vitria