The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 53 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.75% 3.10% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.29% 16.67% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 20
Median daily rate £381 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
Firewall
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
175 174 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 18.59% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 85
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 63 (60.58%) Cisco
2 46 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (34.62%) Windows
4 32 (30.77%) CCNP
5 29 (27.88%) WAN
5 29 (27.88%) Network Security
6 28 (26.92%) VPN
6 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 27 (25.96%) DNS
8 24 (23.08%) CCNA
9 23 (22.12%) Internet
9 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
9 23 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (21.15%) CheckPoint
10 22 (21.15%) MPLS
10 22 (21.15%) Juniper
10 22 (21.15%) Telecoms
11 21 (20.19%) IPsec
12 20 (19.23%) LAN
12 20 (19.23%) F5
13 18 (17.31%) Linux
13 18 (17.31%) Wireless
14 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 16 (15.38%) BGP
15 15 (14.42%) HP
15 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
16 14 (13.46%) Cisco PIX
17 13 (12.50%) FortiGate
18 12 (11.54%) UAG
18 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.96%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) PaaS
2 3 (2.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.88%) Network Security
1 29 (27.88%) WAN
2 28 (26.92%) VPN
3 27 (25.96%) DNS
4 23 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (22.12%) Internet
5 22 (21.15%) MPLS
6 21 (20.19%) IPsec
7 20 (19.23%) LAN
8 18 (17.31%) Wireless
9 16 (15.38%) BGP
9 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 14 (13.46%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (11.54%) OSPF
12 11 (10.58%) Broadband
12 11 (10.58%) SSL
12 11 (10.58%) VLAN
13 10 (9.62%) DHCP
13 10 (9.62%) Ethernet
13 10 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) Big Data
2 2 (1.92%) DB2
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) AppScan
1 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 22 (21.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Billing
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Consultant
4 9 (8.65%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) IP Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) IP Security Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.88%) Middleware
1 3 (2.88%) RSS
2 2 (1.92%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.92%) CSS
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.96%) REST
3 1 (0.96%) Servlets
3 1 (0.96%) SOAP
3 1 (0.96%) WCF
3 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.58%) PKI
3 9 (8.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) IVR
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.31%) Linux
4 6 (5.77%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) AIX
5 2 (1.92%) Solaris
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) HPUX
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.54%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Change Management
2 10 (9.62%) Load Balancing
2 10 (9.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 9 (8.65%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (8.65%) Identity Management
3 9 (8.65%) Network Architecture
3 9 (8.65%) Security Management
3 9 (8.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 8 (7.69%) Network Design
4 8 (7.69%) Project Management
4 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.69%) SIEM
5 7 (6.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 7 (6.73%) High Availability
6 6 (5.77%) Migration
6 6 (5.77%) Network Management
7 5 (4.81%) CRM
7 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) Java
2 3 (2.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) C++
3 2 (1.92%) Perl
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) Korn
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (30.77%) CCNP
3 24 (23.08%) CCNA
4 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.58%) CISSP
6 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.69%) CCIE
7 8 (7.69%) Degree
8 7 (6.73%) CCSA
8 7 (6.73%) CCSE
9 6 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.81%) MCP
10 5 (4.81%) MCSA
11 4 (3.85%) MCSE
12 3 (2.88%) CCA
12 3 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.88%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.88%) MCITP
12 3 (2.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) UAG
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 8 (7.69%) ProxySG
4 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) KVM
7 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.65%) WSUS
3 3 (2.88%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.92%) Nagios
4 2 (1.92%) Nessus
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.96%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.96%) OPNET
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (60.58%) Cisco
2 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.15%) CheckPoint
3 22 (21.15%) Juniper
4 20 (19.23%) F5
5 15 (14.42%) HP
6 10 (9.62%) Citrix
6 10 (9.62%) Fortinet
6 10 (9.62%) VMware
7 9 (8.65%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.69%) Dell
8 8 (7.69%) IBM
9 6 (5.77%) Huawei
10 5 (4.81%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (4.81%) Hitachi
10 5 (4.81%) Intel
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle
12 3 (2.88%) Aruba
12 3 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.88%) TippingPoint
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