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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 7 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.06% 5.19% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% 44.44% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
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£338 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -7.31%
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
28 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.61% 11.69% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Average daily rate £325 £245 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £28.38 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +5 14 £438 +41.12%
Thetford - 1 £250 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Sophos
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Network Security
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (21.43%) vSphere
7 6 (21.43%) SIEM
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 4 (14.29%) Data Security
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) CCNP
9 4 (14.29%) Information Security
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (10.71%) Regular Expression
10 3 (10.71%) Lumension
10 3 (10.71%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (32.14%) Wireless
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) ISDN
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.57%) NX-OS
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) EDMS
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) zOS
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.29%) Data Security
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) BCP
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Database Security
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) ACF2
3 3 (10.71%) RACF
3 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Sophos
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Splunk
6 3 (10.71%) Lumension
6 3 (10.71%) AlgoSec
6 3 (10.71%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) Websense
6 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya