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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.74% 3.88% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 17.24% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -3.18%
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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
36 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 22.48% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
Average daily rate £290 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +573.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) XMPP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) MGCP
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) MGCP
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Junior
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) BMC
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) F5