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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 15 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.33% 1.95% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 4.55% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £331 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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
42 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.00% 42.93% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 19
Average daily rate £313 £283 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -31.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £167 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) High Availability
5 6 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 6 (37.50%) Brocade
5 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) SSH
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
7 4 (25.00%) NetScout
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Aruba
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) LDAP
7 4 (25.00%) WLAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) HTTPS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (25.00%) Intranet
5 4 (25.00%) IPv6
5 4 (25.00%) LDAP
5 4 (25.00%) SSH
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (18.75%) FTP
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Deployment Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Database Security
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MBA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) GCIA
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) SANS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Brocade
2 6 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) Aruba
3 4 (25.00%) Avaya
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) NetScout
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Qualys
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
6 1 (6.25%) VMware