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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.76% 3.97% 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 22.22% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £23.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.20%

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
40 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.32% 17.88% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 8
Median daily rate £225 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 - 12 £525 -
Bury St Edmunds 0 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Network Security
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) WLAN
8 5 (17.24%) IPv4
8 5 (17.24%) CCNA
8 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
8 5 (17.24%) MCSE
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (13.79%) F5
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) IPv4
4 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 5 (17.24%) WLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) BGP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.45%) AppScan
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) JBehave
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Redmine
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Web Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.34%) Coaching
3 3 (10.34%) Data Management
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
3 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (10.34%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Secure Coding
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CCA
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CISSP
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) QRadar
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) Acunetix
7 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper