The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.29% 5.41% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.66% 32.43% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 July 2014, 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 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) HSPA
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (57.14%) Ericsson
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) ADSL
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) GPRS
2 4 (57.14%) GSM
2 4 (57.14%) SDH
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) HSPA
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) ADSL
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) GPRS
2 4 (57.14%) GSM
2 4 (57.14%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (57.14%) Ericsson
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy