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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 28 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.64% 8.05% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 57.14% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £23.13 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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
27 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.89% 14.09% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -0.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 2 £600 +60.00% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Middleware
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) PKI
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (22.22%) Office 365
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) IT Risk Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
1 4 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Time Management
1 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISA
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) CRISC
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
3 2 (11.11%) VMware