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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.55% 3.40% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 41.67% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £320 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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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
31 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.13% 8.16% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 10
Average daily rate £120 £260 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £320 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware