The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 16 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 8.67% 3.14% 10.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 65.00% 25.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£513 £348 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.48% +0.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.83% -16.34%
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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 Staines region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 13.33% 12.58% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (50.00%) Security Management
2 8 (50.00%) CISM
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) CRISC
4 6 (37.50%) CMDB
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) FTP
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) EFT
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) 3Com
8 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) FTP
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.25%) Multicast
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) EFT
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (50.00%) Security Management
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISM
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) 3Com
2 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Polycom
2 1 (6.25%) Tandberg
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia