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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 12 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.11% 5.52% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 26.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£258 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -16.82%
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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
19 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 14.50% 20.69% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate £370 £250 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £245 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (15.38%) AS400
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) WFM
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) F5