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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 13.27% 3.68% 8.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 50.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£338 £128 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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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
26 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 26.53% 7.36% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 8
Average daily rate £205 £280 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +9.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +91.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £35.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) LAN
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (25.81%) SIEM
6 8 (25.81%) Wireless
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (22.58%) VoIP
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Information Security
8 6 (19.35%) CISA
8 6 (19.35%) CISSP
8 6 (19.35%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) SAN
8 6 (19.35%) CCNP
8 6 (19.35%) Sophos
8 6 (19.35%) Network Security
8 6 (19.35%) vSphere
9 5 (16.13%) AIX
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) CISM
10 4 (12.90%) Data Security
10 4 (12.90%) Nessus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) WAN
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.81%) Wireless
4 7 (22.58%) VoIP
5 6 (19.35%) SAN
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) ISDN
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 2 (6.45%) Intranet
8 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.23%) NX-OS
9 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) EDMS
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) AIX
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) zOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) SIEM
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Data Security
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.23%) BCP
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
2 6 (19.35%) CISA
2 6 (19.35%) CISSP
3 5 (16.13%) CISM
4 4 (12.90%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCIP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) RACF
4 3 (9.68%) ProxySG
4 3 (9.68%) ACF2
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nessus
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Sophos
5 4 (12.90%) Symantec
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Qualys
5 4 (12.90%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (9.68%) LogRhythm
6 3 (9.68%) Splunk
6 3 (9.68%) Lumension
6 3 (9.68%) AlgoSec
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Websense
6 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
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