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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.28% - 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.48% -25.76%
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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
26 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.31% 26.00% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
Average daily rate £325 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) GPRS
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) German Language
5 1 (14.29%) Wiki
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) HSPA
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) GPRS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) DSL
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) HSPA
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MBA
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Cramer
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks