The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.38% 2.77% 5.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 25.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £575 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.40% +7.62%
Firewall
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.67% 11.07% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 24
Median daily rate £525 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 6 £575 -8.00% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
2 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
2 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) FireEye
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds