The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.24% 2.08% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 23.81% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.86% -26.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.85% 8.75% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 3
Average daily rate £250 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Wireless
4 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) Migration
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (50.00%) Change Control
6 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Network Management
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) ARCserve
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) CA
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) JOnAS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Support Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
4 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) CA
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
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