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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 45 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.44% 2.56% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 26.47% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 11
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£347 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.63 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -16.34%
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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
144 34 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.41% 9.66% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 18 32
Average daily rate £348 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.05 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.45 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Tyne and Wear -10 29 £347 - 9
Durham - 13 £250 -
Northumberland - 1 £348 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) HP
3 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 27 (37.50%) DNS
5 26 (36.11%) Cisco
6 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
7 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 22 (30.56%) Linux
8 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 20 (27.78%) Citrix
9 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (26.39%) LAN
10 19 (26.39%) WAN
10 19 (26.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (26.39%) Service Management
10 19 (26.39%) vSphere
11 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (25.00%) Time Management
11 18 (25.00%) VMware
12 17 (23.61%) SQL
12 17 (23.61%) ITIL
12 17 (23.61%) Juniper
13 16 (22.22%) SAN
13 16 (22.22%) MCSE
13 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 16 (22.22%) Incident Management
14 15 (20.83%) Network Design
14 15 (20.83%) Clustering

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 15 (20.83%) IIS
2 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) DNS
2 19 (26.39%) LAN
2 19 (26.39%) WAN
3 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 16 (22.22%) SAN
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (18.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (18.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (16.67%) Network Security
5 12 (16.67%) SSL
6 10 (13.89%) Junos
7 8 (11.11%) DHCP
8 7 (9.72%) VPN
9 6 (8.33%) LDAP
9 6 (8.33%) SSH
9 6 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (6.94%) SMS
11 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.39%) Back Office
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
1 17 (23.61%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.56%) Wintel Support
4 4 (5.56%) UNIX Support
4 4 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Network Administrator
5 3 (4.17%) Administrator
5 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Server Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Clustering
2 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 6 (8.33%) Open Source
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.17%) HACMP
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (30.56%) Linux
4 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.83%) UNIX
6 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.33%) Solaris
8 6 (8.33%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Service Management
1 19 (26.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (25.00%) Time Management
3 17 (23.61%) ITIL
4 16 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 15 (20.83%) Network Design
6 14 (19.44%) Load Balancing
7 13 (18.06%) Network Management
7 13 (18.06%) Change Control
7 13 (18.06%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (11.11%) Build Automation
10 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 3 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (4.17%) Change Management
12 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.17%) SIEM
12 3 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Perl
3 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (22.22%) MCSE
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.11%) CCNA
7 6 (8.33%) CCNP
8 3 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 9 (12.50%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) vSphere
2 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
5 9 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (8.33%) NFS
8 4 (5.56%) XenApp
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.17%) KVM
9 3 (4.17%) RHEV
9 3 (4.17%) GPFS
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) NetBackup
1 13 (18.06%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (6.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.17%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.17%) OpenView
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) HP
2 26 (36.11%) Cisco
3 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.78%) Citrix
5 18 (25.00%) VMware
6 17 (23.61%) Juniper
7 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint
8 14 (19.44%) TippingPoint
9 13 (18.06%) F5
9 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
9 13 (18.06%) Veritas
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) McAfee
11 9 (12.50%) 3PAR
11 9 (12.50%) EMC
12 3 (4.17%) Symantec
12 3 (4.17%) Lotus
12 3 (4.17%) IBM
13 2 (2.78%) Avaya
13 2 (2.78%) Dell
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