The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 2.78% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 2.78% 9.38% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) VMware