The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Firewall 98 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.01% 1.95% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.36% 12.70% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 19
Median daily rate £328 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £261 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £361 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+45.05% +22.97%
Firewall
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 126 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.75% 15.35% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 61 47
Median daily rate £300 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 21 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +57.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.30 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £10.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 91 £325 +2.61% 3
Durham +7 5 £400 +33.33% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 66 (55.00%) Windows
2 49 (40.83%) HP
2 49 (40.83%) Security Cleared
3 47 (39.17%) Active Directory
3 47 (39.17%) DNS
4 45 (37.50%) ITIL
5 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
6 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
7 37 (30.83%) SQL
8 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 36 (30.00%) ITIL V3
9 35 (29.17%) Red Hat
9 35 (29.17%) VMware
10 34 (28.33%) Oracle
10 34 (28.33%) Unix
11 33 (27.50%) Middleware
11 33 (27.50%) High Availability
12 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (23.33%) Clustering
14 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (21.67%) Citrix
15 26 (21.67%) Cisco
16 25 (20.83%) IBM
17 24 (20.00%) Solaris
17 24 (20.00%) AIX
17 24 (20.00%) IIS
17 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
18 23 (19.17%) Windows Server
18 23 (19.17%) LAN
18 23 (19.17%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.00%) IIS
2 17 (14.17%) Apache
2 17 (14.17%) IBM Notes
2 17 (14.17%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.67%) iPlanet
5 8 (6.67%) JBoss
6 4 (3.33%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Office 365
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.17%) DNS
2 23 (19.17%) LAN
3 21 (17.50%) WAN
4 19 (15.83%) DHCP
4 19 (15.83%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.33%) VPN
6 12 (10.00%) FTP
6 12 (10.00%) LDAP
7 9 (7.50%) BIG-IP
7 9 (7.50%) SSH
8 8 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (5.83%) SAN
10 6 (5.00%) Kerberos
11 5 (4.17%) Wireless
12 4 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (3.33%) Network Security
13 3 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.67%) Military
2 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (10.83%) Wintel Support
4 10 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Unix Support
7 7 (5.83%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.00%) Server Support
8 6 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Administrator
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) Middleware
2 10 (8.33%) ISPF
3 8 (6.67%) JSP
4 7 (5.83%) J2EE
5 3 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Clustering
2 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.50%) HACMP
4 12 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (5.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.67%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.67%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.83%) IVR
9 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.00%) Windows
2 34 (28.33%) Unix
3 24 (20.00%) AIX
3 24 (20.00%) Solaris
4 23 (19.17%) Windows Server
5 20 (16.67%) Linux
6 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (10.00%) zOS
8 10 (8.33%) MVS
9 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) ITIL
2 36 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 33 (27.50%) High Availability
4 23 (19.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (18.33%) Configuration Management
6 21 (17.50%) Six Sigma
7 19 (15.83%) Load Balancing
8 17 (14.17%) Application Packaging
9 16 (13.33%) Open Source
9 16 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 15 (12.50%) Service Management
10 15 (12.50%) Workflow
11 13 (10.83%) Lean Six Sigma
11 13 (10.83%) Project Management
12 12 (10.00%) Content Management
12 12 (10.00%) Migration
13 11 (9.17%) Change Control
13 11 (9.17%) Change Management
14 10 (8.33%) Incident Management
14 10 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.00%) JCL
3 12 (10.00%) REXX
4 8 (6.67%) Java
4 8 (6.67%) Korn
4 8 (6.67%) Perl
4 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (40.83%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
5 12 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.50%) CCNP
7 8 (6.67%) Degree
7 8 (6.67%) MCITP
7 8 (6.67%) MCP
7 8 (6.67%) MCTS
8 7 (5.83%) MCSE
9 5 (4.17%) CCNA
10 2 (1.67%) CCIE
10 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 8 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (39.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (14.17%) Terminal Services
4 15 (12.50%) GPFS
5 10 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (7.50%) vSphere
7 8 (6.67%) DFS Replication
8 7 (5.83%) NFS
8 7 (5.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.83%) KVM
10 1 (0.83%) RHEV
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 22 (18.33%) OpenView
3 17 (14.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (14.17%) Perfmon
4 11 (9.17%) HP SIM
5 9 (7.50%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Control-M
8 3 (2.50%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.83%) Puppet
10 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (40.83%) HP
2 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 35 (29.17%) VMware
4 34 (28.33%) Oracle
5 26 (21.67%) Cisco
5 26 (21.67%) Citrix
6 25 (20.83%) IBM
7 17 (14.17%) Lotus
8 12 (10.00%) F5
9 9 (7.50%) BMC
9 9 (7.50%) Veritas
10 8 (6.67%) BEA
10 8 (6.67%) CA
10 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 8 (6.67%) ServiceNow
10 8 (6.67%) Sun
11 5 (4.17%) Juniper
12 4 (3.33%) Cognos
12 4 (3.33%) Opsware
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