The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Norwich region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 3.11% 8.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 52.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£128 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.83% 16.10% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Average daily rate £280 £255 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -26.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Firewall
Norfolk

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 July 2014, 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 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 6 (46.15%) Becrypt
3 6 (46.15%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) VBScript
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) Publishing
5 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
5 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) FCoE
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VBScript
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Becrypt
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos