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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 65 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.98% 3.72% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 27.16% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 3
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£305 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -0.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
198 81 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.68% 13.71% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 52 10
Average daily rate £413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £32.21 £32.50
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
Durham +1 11 £300 +29.72% 2
Tyne and Wear -31 10 £310 -11.10% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) LAN
1 22 (57.89%) WAN
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (44.74%) CheckPoint
5 16 (42.11%) CCNP
5 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 15 (39.47%) HP
7 14 (36.84%) VLAN
8 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
8 13 (34.21%) Juniper
8 13 (34.21%) VPN
9 12 (31.58%) Windows
9 12 (31.58%) Network Security
9 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 10 (26.32%) F5
10 10 (26.32%) TippingPoint
10 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
10 10 (26.32%) Network Design
10 10 (26.32%) DNS
10 10 (26.32%) OSPF
11 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (21.05%) CCNA
11 8 (21.05%) DHCP
11 8 (21.05%) MPLS
12 7 (18.42%) Ethernet
12 7 (18.42%) VoIP
12 7 (18.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
12 7 (18.42%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Zope
2 1 (2.63%) Plone
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) HP Helion
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) WAN
1 22 (57.89%) LAN
2 14 (36.84%) VLAN
3 13 (34.21%) VPN
4 12 (31.58%) Network Security
5 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 10 (26.32%) OSPF
6 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 8 (21.05%) DHCP
6 8 (21.05%) MPLS
7 7 (18.42%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (18.42%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.42%) VoIP
7 7 (18.42%) BGP
7 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.79%) SSL
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) DWDM
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (13.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Network Support
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Support
3 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Security Officer
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.63%) Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Network Design
1 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Server Building
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNP
2 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) CCSP
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCVP
7 1 (2.63%) CISMP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) vSphere
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Varnish
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) qmail
5 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) systemd
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) CheckPoint
3 15 (39.47%) HP
4 13 (34.21%) Juniper
5 10 (26.32%) TippingPoint
5 10 (26.32%) F5
6 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) McAfee
7 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.53%) Crossbeam
8 4 (10.53%) EMC
8 4 (10.53%) Riverbed
8 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Aruba
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 2 (5.26%) Veritas
9 2 (5.26%) AppSense
9 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.26%) Remedy
North East
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