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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 90 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.92% 3.64% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.69% 26.63% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 28
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£405 £295 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £22.50 £152.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -85.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
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
284 184 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.70% 13.66% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 122 145
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £110.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 2014. 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
Guildford +3 24 £450 +55.17% 2
Staines +1 13 £513 +42.36% 3
Camberley +2 8 £425 +41.66%
Redhill - 5 £369 -
Leatherhead -9 3 £350 -16.16% 4
Woking - 2 £405 - 1
Dorking - 1 £375 - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 87 (58.00%) Cisco
2 57 (38.00%) Windows
3 46 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (29.33%) VMware
5 42 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (26.67%) VPN
7 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
8 37 (24.67%) Juniper
9 34 (22.67%) Active Directory
10 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
10 31 (20.67%) Linux
11 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (17.33%) Network Architecture
12 26 (17.33%) MPLS
12 26 (17.33%) CheckPoint
12 26 (17.33%) DNS
13 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
14 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (16.00%) WAN
15 22 (14.67%) Citrix
15 22 (14.67%) CCNA
16 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
17 20 (13.33%) Finance
17 20 (13.33%) LAN
17 20 (13.33%) CCNP
17 20 (13.33%) Bash Shell
18 19 (12.67%) Kalman Filter
18 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
19 18 (12.00%) OSPF
19 18 (12.00%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.67%) Lync
4 3 (2.00%) CMS
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Moodle
6 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.33%) MS Office
3 5 (3.33%) MS Project
4 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
2 40 (26.67%) VPN
3 26 (17.33%) MPLS
3 26 (17.33%) DNS
4 24 (16.00%) WAN
5 20 (13.33%) LAN
6 18 (12.00%) OSPF
6 18 (12.00%) BGP
7 16 (10.67%) SAN
8 15 (10.00%) VoIP
8 15 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 15 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.00%) Network Security
9 13 (8.67%) DHCP
9 13 (8.67%) Wireshark
10 11 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.33%) IPsec
11 10 (6.67%) SNMP
11 10 (6.67%) SSL
12 9 (6.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (2.00%) Korean Language
4 2 (1.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Analyst
2 24 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.00%) Consultant
5 10 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) IP Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.00%) Network Support
9 6 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) CSS
1 3 (2.00%) WAP
2 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) PKI
2 9 (6.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.00%) CMDB
4 3 (2.00%) EFT
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.33%) iPhone
5 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.00%) Windows
2 31 (20.67%) Linux
3 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.00%) UNIX
6 10 (6.67%) Solaris
7 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.00%) CentOS
7 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.00%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.67%) SUSE
9 4 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) Network Architecture
2 19 (12.67%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (10.67%) ITIL
4 15 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.67%) Validation
6 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.67%) Change Management
7 10 (6.67%) Network Management
8 9 (6.00%) ITSM
8 9 (6.00%) Security Management
9 8 (5.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (4.67%) Cyber Security
11 6 (4.00%) Migration
11 6 (4.00%) Information Security
12 5 (3.33%) Project Management
13 4 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.33%) C
4 13 (8.67%) C++
5 7 (4.67%) Perl
5 7 (4.67%) SQL
6 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (1.33%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 22 (14.67%) CCNA
5 20 (13.33%) CCNP
6 18 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.00%) CCIE
8 9 (6.00%) MCSE
8 9 (6.00%) CISSP
8 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.33%) CISM
10 7 (4.67%) CRISC
10 7 (4.67%) MCP
11 4 (2.67%) Degree
12 3 (2.00%) CCSP
13 2 (1.33%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.33%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.33%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.33%) MCITP
13 2 (1.33%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.33%) XenApp
5 7 (4.67%) vSphere
5 7 (4.67%) Xen
6 6 (4.00%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.67%) ProxySG
7 4 (2.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.67%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.00%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) Firmware
10 1 (0.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 6 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
3 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.00%) Sysprep
4 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 87 (58.00%) Cisco
2 44 (29.33%) VMware
3 37 (24.67%) Juniper
4 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
5 26 (17.33%) CheckPoint
6 22 (14.67%) Citrix
7 15 (10.00%) Nokia
8 14 (9.33%) Blue Coat
9 12 (8.00%) F5
10 10 (6.67%) McAfee
11 8 (5.33%) Huawei
11 8 (5.33%) Redback
11 8 (5.33%) Websense
11 8 (5.33%) Radware
12 7 (4.67%) Avaya
12 7 (4.67%) NetApp
13 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.33%) Symantec
13 5 (3.33%) Ericsson
14 4 (2.67%) Altiris
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