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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 25 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.75% 2.63% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 12.50% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -51.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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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
86 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 37.72% 21.05% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 30
Average daily rate £290 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1037.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) MGCP
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (25.00%) XMPP
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) MGCP
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Junior
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) iptables
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) BMC
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware