The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 16 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.46% 1.19% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 6.25% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £275 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +57.14%
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 £32.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.44%
Firewall
Berkshire

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
30 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.79% 19.05% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 17
Median daily rate £260 £275 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
4 4 (40.00%) Brocade
4 4 (40.00%) NetScout
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (40.00%) Aruba
5 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
5 3 (30.00%) 802.11
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 3 (30.00%) 802.11
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) GCIA
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Aruba
3 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 4 (40.00%) Brocade
3 4 (40.00%) NetScout
3 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle