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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing Firewall 72 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.35% 5.68% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.48% 31.12% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 20
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£364 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.63% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £24.63 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.50 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.86% -26.40%
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
262 241 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.47% 18.26% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 172 103
Average daily rate £368 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 30
Average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 14 £375 +66.66% 2
Dorking - 3 £375 - 2
Reigate +4 2 £185 -53.75% 3
Camberley +2 2 £375 -10.71% 4
Staines -1 2 £450 +16.88% 3
Redhill - 2 £513 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Woking +2 1 £325 +10.16% 1
Weybridge -1 1 £360 -34.54% 1
Epsom - 1 £513 -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 74 (54.41%) Cisco
2 58 (42.65%) Windows
3 43 (31.62%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.53%) VPN
6 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
6 30 (22.06%) Juniper
6 30 (22.06%) CheckPoint
7 29 (21.32%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (19.85%) Linux
8 27 (19.85%) Security Cleared
9 26 (19.12%) VMware
10 24 (17.65%) Citrix
11 23 (16.91%) MPLS
12 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
13 21 (15.44%) ITIL
14 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
14 20 (14.71%) MS Exchange
14 20 (14.71%) CCIE
14 20 (14.71%) CCNP
14 20 (14.71%) SAN
15 19 (13.97%) Finance
15 19 (13.97%) Network Architecture
16 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
16 18 (13.24%) BGP
16 18 (13.24%) DNS
17 17 (12.50%) VoIP
17 17 (12.50%) OSPF
18 16 (11.76%) Nokia
18 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.41%) Lync
3 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.74%) Moodle
7 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.53%) VPN
2 29 (21.32%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (16.91%) MPLS
4 20 (14.71%) SAN
5 18 (13.24%) DNS
5 18 (13.24%) BGP
6 17 (12.50%) OSPF
6 17 (12.50%) VoIP
7 15 (11.03%) Ethernet
8 14 (10.29%) WAN
8 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
9 13 (9.56%) LAN
10 12 (8.82%) IPsec
11 11 (8.09%) DHCP
11 11 (8.09%) SNMP
12 10 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (6.62%) HSRP
13 9 (6.62%) LTE
13 9 (6.62%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (6.62%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.97%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.21%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 21 (15.44%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Analyst
3 16 (11.76%) Consultant
4 14 (10.29%) Architect
5 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.35%) IP Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Network Support
10 6 (4.41%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Firewall Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Support Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Security Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) CSS
1 3 (2.21%) WAP
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.68%) CMDB
3 4 (2.94%) PKI
3 4 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.94%) iPhone
3 4 (2.94%) iPad
3 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.47%) Wiki
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.65%) Windows
2 27 (19.85%) Linux
3 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.82%) UNIX
7 11 (8.09%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.15%) Solaris
8 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.41%) SUSE
10 5 (3.68%) CentOS
10 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.74%) VMS
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.44%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Network Architecture
3 15 (11.03%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.09%) Validation
4 11 (8.09%) Network Management
5 10 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (6.62%) ITSM
6 9 (6.62%) Change Management
7 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.15%) Network Design
8 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.41%) Project Management
9 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.68%) Security Management
9 5 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.68%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (2.94%) ITIL V2
10 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.94%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 6 (4.41%) SQL
3 5 (3.68%) C
4 4 (2.94%) C++
4 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (31.62%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (19.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.71%) CCIE
3 20 (14.71%) CCNP
4 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) CCNA
6 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
7 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.41%) MCSE
9 5 (3.68%) MCP
9 5 (3.68%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.94%) CCSP
10 4 (2.94%) CISSP
10 4 (2.94%) Degree
11 3 (2.21%) Avaya Certification
11 3 (2.21%) CISM
11 3 (2.21%) CCSA
12 2 (1.47%) CCDA
12 2 (1.47%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) XenApp
3 9 (6.62%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.68%) vSphere
4 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.94%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.94%) Xen
6 3 (2.21%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.94%) WSUS
2 4 (2.94%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.21%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (54.41%) Cisco
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (22.06%) Juniper
3 30 (22.06%) CheckPoint
4 26 (19.12%) VMware
5 24 (17.65%) Citrix
6 16 (11.76%) Nokia
7 15 (11.03%) F5
8 11 (8.09%) Radware
9 10 (7.35%) Symantec
9 10 (7.35%) Redback
9 10 (7.35%) Avaya
9 10 (7.35%) Kaspersky
9 10 (7.35%) Huawei
9 10 (7.35%) WatchGuard
10 7 (5.15%) Ericsson
10 7 (5.15%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.15%) McAfee
11 6 (4.41%) Veeam
12 5 (3.68%) BT
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Rate: £45 per hour
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