The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Peterborough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.61% 6.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.26% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £233 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.84% 19.35% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £233 £331 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.81% +32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £112.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 25 (96.15%) MS Exchange
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) HP
4 16 (61.54%) Migration
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Hyper-V
5 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (53.85%) LAN
6 14 (53.85%) WAN
6 14 (53.85%) Wireless
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) ITIL
9 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 9 (34.62%) MCSE
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (34.62%) MCITP
9 9 (34.62%) VLAN
9 9 (34.62%) JOnAS
9 9 (34.62%) vSphere
10 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
11 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 25 (96.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (34.62%) JOnAS
4 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (7.69%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
1 14 (53.85%) Wireless
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (34.62%) VLAN
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.69%) Intranet
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Project Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Migration
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (34.62%) MCITP
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) vSphere
4 5 (19.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
1 5 (19.23%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) HP
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) Altiris
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.69%) Exinda
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