The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.48% 2.38% 5.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 9.68% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -8.79%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.03% 24.60% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Average daily rate £310 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) SSH
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) SNMP
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
4 4 (30.77%) ATM
4 4 (30.77%) SDH
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) 2G
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Remedy
4 4 (30.77%) SS7
4 4 (30.77%) Telnet
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Back Office
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) VoLTE
4 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) 4G
4 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SSH
2 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) SNMP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
3 4 (30.77%) ATM
3 4 (30.77%) SDH
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) SS7
3 4 (30.77%) Telnet
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (30.77%) GGSN
3 4 (30.77%) SGSN
3 4 (30.77%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Junior Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) HPUX
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Validation
1 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat