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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.96% 3.66% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.43% 30.43% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £325 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £341 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
46 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.57% 12.04% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 15
Median daily rate £300 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 5 £375 - 4
Beccles - 2 £300 -
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) WLAN
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) MCSE
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) CCA
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Firmware
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) MCP
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) WLAN
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) 802.11
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Patching
2 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (17.65%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CCA
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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