The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.47% 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £175 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.60% 39.04% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
Berkshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Sun
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) HPUX
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) HSPA
5 4 (33.33%) LTE
5 4 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (33.33%) Huawei
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) VRRP
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) ADSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) HSPA
2 4 (33.33%) LTE
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) VRRP
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) ADSL
2 4 (33.33%) ATM
2 4 (33.33%) Broadband
2 4 (33.33%) GPRS
2 4 (33.33%) GSM
2 4 (33.33%) SDH
2 4 (33.33%) UMTS
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) IPv6
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) HPUX
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) MBA
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (33.33%) Huawei
3 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy