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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 9 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.83% 2.60% 8.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 38.89% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £166 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £137.50 £35.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.32% +63.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
55 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.57% 6.69% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 16
Average daily rate £300 £330 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £218 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £420 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £137.50 £35.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.32% +86.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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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 +21 17 £350 +9.37% 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Thetford - 1 £338 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) DNS
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) DHCP
7 9 (25.00%) VoIP
7 9 (25.00%) WAN
8 8 (22.22%) LAN
8 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
9 7 (19.44%) CCNP
9 7 (19.44%) Wireless
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (16.67%) CCNA
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.89%) vSphere
12 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (11.11%) Qualys
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) VoIP
2 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 9 (25.00%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) LAN
4 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 7 (19.44%) Wireless
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) VLAN
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.33%) Intranet
6 3 (8.33%) ISDN
6 3 (8.33%) IPv4
7 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.56%) PBX
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Information Security
2 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) SIEM
3 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Data Security
4 1 (2.78%) BCP
4 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (8.33%) CISM
5 3 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCIP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) vSphere
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Qualys
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
5 3 (8.33%) Imperva
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 2 (5.56%) Rapid7
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Websense
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat