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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 1.35% 11.11% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 73.68% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £600 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £23.13 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
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
16 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 10.81% 15.08% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -0.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) CISSP
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) PKI
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Lotus
6 2 (14.29%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Risk Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
1 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISA
1 4 (28.57%) CISM
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) VMware