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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.45% 2.73% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 10.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£360 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £313 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £413 £441
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 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
46 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.57% 27.27% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Average daily rate £328 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 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 8 (57.14%) SSH
2 7 (50.00%) FTP
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) SNMP
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) 4G
5 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (28.57%) VoLTE
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (28.57%) GGSN
5 4 (28.57%) SGSN
5 4 (28.57%) MGW
5 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Back Office
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) ATM
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) SDH

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SSH
2 7 (50.00%) FTP
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (35.71%) SNMP
3 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) ATM
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) SDH
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) 2G
4 4 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (28.57%) GGSN
4 4 (28.57%) SGSN
4 4 (28.57%) 3G
4 4 (28.57%) SS7
4 4 (28.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) HPUX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Transition Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MBA
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) MobileIron