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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 3 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 13.74% 7.88% 7.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.07% 48.15% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£430 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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
29 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 22.14% 16.36% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £360 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +188.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Staines region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) PaaS
3 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 8 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 8 (40.00%) IaaS
4 7 (35.00%) Puppet
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (30.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) CISM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) PaaS
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) LDAP
6 3 (15.00%) SSH
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) VMS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 8 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCSA
3 2 (10.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) XenServer
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Nessus
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle