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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 63 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.64% 2.16% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 12.37% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 16
Median daily rate £325 £333 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £14.68 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
344 194 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.33% 17.48% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 101 72
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 16
Median hourly rate £27.00 £14.20 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.14% -48.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.25 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +15 60 £325 - 4
Durham -1 3 - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 88 (55.00%) Windows
2 68 (42.50%) Security Cleared
3 63 (39.38%) ITIL
3 63 (39.38%) Active Directory
3 63 (39.38%) HP
4 60 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 58 (36.25%) Oracle
6 56 (35.00%) DNS
7 55 (34.38%) Clustering
8 53 (33.13%) High Availability
9 51 (31.88%) Microsoft
10 50 (31.25%) Unix
11 49 (30.63%) Cisco
12 48 (30.00%) Linux
13 47 (29.38%) SQL Server
14 46 (28.75%) TCP/IP
15 45 (28.13%) SQL
15 45 (28.13%) Apache
16 43 (26.88%) Red Hat
16 43 (26.88%) Load Balancing
17 39 (24.38%) VMware
17 39 (24.38%) Windows Server
18 38 (23.75%) WebLogic
19 37 (23.13%) Middleware
19 37 (23.13%) F5
20 36 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 34 (21.25%) Solaris
21 34 (21.25%) PowerShell
22 32 (20.00%) Sun
22 32 (20.00%) Veritas

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 45 (28.13%) Apache
2 38 (23.75%) WebLogic
3 32 (20.00%) iPlanet
4 29 (18.13%) JBoss
5 28 (17.50%) IIS
6 25 (15.63%) Tomcat
7 24 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 20 (12.50%) IBM Notes
9 13 (8.13%) MS Exchange
10 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.50%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.63%) CMS
13 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.88%) Office 365
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (35.00%) DNS
2 46 (28.75%) TCP/IP
3 22 (13.75%) DHCP
4 14 (8.75%) SAN
5 13 (8.13%) FTP
5 13 (8.13%) Kerberos
6 10 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 10 (6.25%) LAN
6 10 (6.25%) NAS
7 9 (5.63%) HTTP
7 9 (5.63%) LDAP
7 9 (5.63%) WAN
8 8 (5.00%) SSH
8 8 (5.00%) VPN
9 7 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.38%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.38%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.75%) Network Security
11 5 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 14 (8.75%) Active Directory Engineer
3 14 (8.75%) Unix Engineer
4 13 (8.13%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (8.13%) Wintel Support
5 12 (7.50%) Administrator
5 12 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Office 365 Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (5.00%) Consultant
7 8 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.38%) Solaris Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Unix Support
8 7 (4.38%) Unix Support Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.75%) Server Support
9 6 (3.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.13%) Middleware
2 31 (19.38%) J2EE
3 10 (6.25%) ISPF
4 8 (5.00%) JSP
5 3 (1.88%) Web Services
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.38%) Clustering
2 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (8.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (8.13%) Mainframe
5 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.63%) CMDB
7 8 (5.00%) HACMP
8 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.88%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.88%) SCADA
10 2 (1.25%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (55.00%) Windows
2 50 (31.25%) Unix
3 48 (30.00%) Linux
4 39 (24.38%) Windows Server
5 34 (21.25%) Solaris
6 27 (16.88%) AIX
7 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (8.13%) zOS
10 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (6.25%) HPUX
11 10 (6.25%) MVS
12 9 (5.63%) SUSE
13 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.38%) ITIL
2 53 (33.13%) High Availability
3 43 (26.88%) Load Balancing
4 30 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 20 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 20 (12.50%) Migration
6 19 (11.88%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.88%) Service Delivery
7 15 (9.38%) Change Management
8 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
8 14 (8.75%) Project Management
9 13 (8.13%) Content Management
9 13 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (7.50%) Change Control
10 12 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 12 (7.50%) Six Sigma
11 10 (6.25%) CRM
12 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.63%) Open Source
12 9 (5.63%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.13%) SQL
2 34 (21.25%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.13%) JCL
3 13 (8.13%) REXX
4 9 (5.63%) Java
5 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.75%) Perl
6 6 (3.75%) Python
7 5 (3.13%) Jython
7 5 (3.13%) Korn
7 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 60 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 36 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 8 (5.00%) MCITP
4 8 (5.00%) MCP
4 8 (5.00%) MCSE
4 8 (5.00%) MCTS
5 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.50%) CCNP
6 4 (2.50%) Degree
7 3 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.88%) CCNA
8 2 (1.25%) CEH
8 2 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) CCDP
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 63 (39.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 30 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 17 (10.63%) DFS Replication
5 10 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (5.00%) GPFS
6 8 (5.00%) vSphere
7 5 (3.13%) NFS
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.63%) KVM
10 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.63%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 28 (17.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (15.63%) OpenView
3 22 (13.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (12.50%) Perfmon
5 14 (8.75%) HP SIM
6 10 (6.25%) NetBackup
7 8 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Control-M
8 7 (4.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (4.38%) Puppet
9 5 (3.13%) BladeLogic
9 5 (3.13%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.88%) SCCM
11 2 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.25%) WSUS
12 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (39.38%) HP
2 58 (36.25%) Oracle
3 51 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 49 (30.63%) Cisco
5 43 (26.88%) Red Hat
6 39 (24.38%) VMware
7 37 (23.13%) F5
8 32 (20.00%) Sun
8 32 (20.00%) Veritas
9 30 (18.75%) Citrix
10 21 (13.13%) IBM
11 20 (12.50%) Lotus
12 14 (8.75%) BMC
12 14 (8.75%) CA
13 9 (5.63%) ServiceNow
14 8 (5.00%) BEA
15 7 (4.38%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.13%) Dell
16 5 (3.13%) Juniper
17 4 (2.50%) Cognos
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