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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 31 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.26% 4.52% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.83% 20.77% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 21
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
209 207 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.71% 21.74% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 109 93
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.20%) WAN
4 16 (27.12%) Network Security
5 15 (25.42%) Juniper
6 14 (23.73%) CCNP
6 14 (23.73%) VPN
6 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
7 13 (22.03%) LAN
7 13 (22.03%) CCNA
8 11 (18.64%) MPLS
8 11 (18.64%) Windows
8 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
9 10 (16.95%) Citrix
10 9 (15.25%) OSPF
10 9 (15.25%) BGP
10 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.25%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) VMware
10 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
10 9 (15.25%) Network Management
11 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.56%) VoIP
12 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
12 7 (11.86%) DNS
12 7 (11.86%) PPP
12 7 (11.86%) SNMP
12 7 (11.86%) HP

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 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) WAN
2 16 (27.12%) Network Security
3 14 (23.73%) VPN
4 13 (22.03%) LAN
5 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (18.64%) MPLS
6 9 (15.25%) BGP
6 9 (15.25%) OSPF
7 8 (13.56%) VoIP
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (11.86%) DNS
8 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
8 7 (11.86%) IPsec
8 7 (11.86%) PPP
8 7 (11.86%) SNMP
8 7 (11.86%) xDSL
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (10.17%) SSL
9 6 (10.17%) Wireless
10 5 (8.47%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Support
7 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.25%) Network Management
3 6 (10.17%) Change Management
3 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Network Design
5 4 (6.78%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.39%) Budget Control
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Security
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.39%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (23.73%) CCNP
3 13 (22.03%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) CCIE
4 3 (5.08%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CISM
5 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.39%) CRISC
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.39%) SCSA
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCDA
6 1 (1.69%) CCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) CCVP
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.08%) OPNET
3 2 (3.39%) Nessus
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.69%) Netcool
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.69%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.42%) Juniper
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
5 9 (15.25%) VMware
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.86%) F5
7 7 (11.86%) Fortinet
7 7 (11.86%) HP
8 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.08%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.08%) Splunk
10 2 (3.39%) Huawei
10 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 2 (3.39%) Qualys
10 2 (3.39%) Sun
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas
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