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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.35% 1.67% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 15.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £531 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £220 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.96% +44.44%
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
27 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.77% 11.11% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 15
Median daily rate £450 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.24% -47.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £446 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
4 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessWare
4 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWare
1 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Operational Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) DoDAF
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) MODAF
4 1 (11.11%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Vitria