The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 44 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.27% 4.80% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 29.33% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 31
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£388 £320 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
Firewall
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 208 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.33% 16.37% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 105 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +11 10 £400 -5.32%
Leatherhead -24 6 £575 +64.28% 5
Guildford -2 3 - - 2
Epsom -1 2 - - 1
Weybridge -1 2 £213 -40.97%
Camberley -3 2 £388 -20.51%
Reigate -5 1 £325 +18.18% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 48 (38.40%) VPN
3 46 (36.80%) Juniper
4 45 (36.00%) DNS
4 45 (36.00%) Windows
5 41 (32.80%) CheckPoint
6 39 (31.20%) TCP/IP
6 39 (31.20%) VMware
7 38 (30.40%) Blue Coat
7 38 (30.40%) Active Directory
8 37 (29.60%) LAN
9 36 (28.80%) WAN
10 35 (28.00%) ITIL
11 33 (26.40%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (25.60%) Network Security
13 30 (24.00%) Linux
13 30 (24.00%) Finance
14 29 (23.20%) DHCP
15 26 (20.80%) SSL
16 24 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (18.40%) CCNA
17 23 (18.40%) SolarWinds
17 23 (18.40%) F5
18 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
18 22 (17.60%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (16.80%) CISSP
19 21 (16.80%) Service Management
19 21 (16.80%) Management Information System
19 21 (16.80%) Load Balancing
20 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.60%) IIS
3 7 (5.60%) Apache
4 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.60%) Lync
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.80%) JBoss
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) RMDS
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) PaaS
1 8 (6.40%) IaaS
2 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (38.40%) VPN
2 45 (36.00%) DNS
3 39 (31.20%) TCP/IP
4 37 (29.60%) LAN
5 36 (28.80%) WAN
6 32 (25.60%) Network Security
7 29 (23.20%) DHCP
8 26 (20.80%) SSL
9 22 (17.60%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (15.20%) Wireshark
11 16 (12.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (12.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (12.00%) SAN
12 15 (12.00%) LDAP
12 15 (12.00%) Internet
13 14 (11.20%) Multicast
14 12 (9.60%) IPsec
15 9 (7.20%) VLAN
15 9 (7.20%) SMTP
16 8 (6.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.80%) Big Data
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Ant
1 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.20%) Maven
1 4 (3.20%) JIRA
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) Subversion
3 2 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.60%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.60%) RequisitePro
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Legal
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Billing
5 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.40%) Architect
3 17 (13.60%) Consultant
4 14 (11.20%) Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Security Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Network Consultant
6 10 (8.00%) Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) Security Consultant
7 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Network Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Firewall Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (5.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) Rendezvous
2 6 (4.80%) .NET
3 4 (3.20%) Web Services
4 3 (2.40%) boto
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.00%) SecurID
5 8 (6.40%) PKI
6 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.40%) DataPower
8 3 (2.40%) Replication
8 3 (2.40%) Clustering
9 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.60%) CMDB
9 2 (1.60%) NHS
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) GIS
10 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Linux
3 24 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.00%) UNIX
6 11 (8.80%) Solaris
6 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.60%) VMS
9 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) Service Management
2 21 (16.80%) Load Balancing
3 19 (15.20%) Change Management
4 15 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 13 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.00%) Software Deployment
8 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.40%) Migration
9 8 (6.40%) Information Security
9 8 (6.40%) Project Management
9 8 (6.40%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.60%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.60%) Network Design
11 6 (4.80%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (4.80%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) Python
2 14 (11.20%) C
3 10 (8.00%) C++
3 10 (8.00%) Perl
3 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.20%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.20%) SQL
5 6 (4.80%) Ruby
6 3 (2.40%) PHP
6 3 (2.40%) Java
7 2 (1.60%) C#
8 1 (0.80%) VBScript
8 1 (0.80%) VB
8 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (18.40%) CCNA
3 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
4 21 (16.80%) CISSP
5 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.80%) CCNP
7 10 (8.00%) Degree
8 8 (6.40%) MCSE
8 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (4.80%) CISM
10 5 (4.00%) MCSA
10 5 (4.00%) CCSP
11 4 (3.20%) MCITP
12 3 (2.40%) CCIE
12 3 (2.40%) CISA
13 2 (1.60%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.60%) CCSA
13 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.60%) MCP
14 1 (0.80%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (30.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.00%) vSphere
4 9 (7.20%) Sendmail
5 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.60%) XenApp
7 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.60%) XenServer
8 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.80%) KVM
9 1 (0.80%) UAG
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (7.20%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (6.40%) Puppet
3 6 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) Nessus
5 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.60%) Ansible
6 2 (1.60%) SCCM
6 2 (1.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.80%) WSUS
7 1 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.80%) Nagios
7 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 46 (36.80%) Juniper
3 41 (32.80%) CheckPoint
4 39 (31.20%) VMware
5 38 (30.40%) Blue Coat
6 23 (18.40%) SolarWinds
6 23 (18.40%) F5
7 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.80%) NetScout
8 16 (12.80%) Lancope
9 15 (12.00%) TippingPoint
9 15 (12.00%) Citrix
10 14 (11.20%) TIBCO
10 14 (11.20%) Bloomberg
10 14 (11.20%) Tufin
10 14 (11.20%) LogLogic
11 13 (10.40%) Tradeweb
11 13 (10.40%) McAfee
11 13 (10.40%) Radianz
12 11 (8.80%) NetApp