The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 5 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 15.04% 3.61% 9.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.67% 43.75% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
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£363 £320 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +25.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +1.13%
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Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 26.55% 8.25% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 7
Average daily rate £325 £320 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +25.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) VoIP
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 7 (23.33%) Wireless
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) DHCP
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) vSphere
9 4 (13.33%) Office 365
9 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.33%) CCIE
9 4 (13.33%) CCNA
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Nessus
9 4 (13.33%) Qualys
9 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.00%) Imperva
10 3 (10.00%) CISA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) VoIP
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) ISDN
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Intranet
7 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.67%) NX-OS
8 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) SIEM
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Data Security
4 1 (3.33%) BCP
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) CCIE
4 3 (10.00%) CISA
4 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Qualys
4 3 (10.00%) Imperva
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Sophos
5 2 (6.67%) Rapid7
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) AlgoSec
6 1 (3.33%) Websense
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Lumension
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds