The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 19 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.55% 4.68% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 30.77% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£213 - £228
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
Firewall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.80% 15.20% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate £213 £275 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 0
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Norfolk region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Norfolk region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +6 5 £381 -
Great Yarmouth - 2 £181 -
King's Lynn - - - -
Thetford - - - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
3 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) AS400
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) WFM
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint