The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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
South East / Surrey
Rank 40 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.22% 5.72% 6.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.87% 20.17% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 44
Median daily rate £450 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +49.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £320 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 0
Median hourly rate £14.88 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
188 352 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 28.36% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 202 142
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 12
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.25 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
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 Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Surrey 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
Farnham - 8 £123 - 2
Woking - 6 £458 - 1
Guildford -5 3 £358 -20.55% 2
Camberley -8 2 £413 +3.12% 1
Leatherhead +13 1 - - 4
Reigate 0 1 £160 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.51%) Cisco
3 23 (31.51%) VMware
4 22 (30.14%) ITIL
5 19 (26.03%) Network Security
6 18 (24.66%) VPN
7 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
8 16 (21.92%) DNS
8 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (20.55%) MS Office
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (19.18%) Juniper
10 14 (19.18%) CheckPoint
10 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
10 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
11 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
11 13 (17.81%) Finance
11 13 (17.81%) Citrix
12 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
13 11 (15.07%) Palo Alto
13 11 (15.07%) F5
13 11 (15.07%) Blue Coat
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (13.70%) Linux
15 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
15 9 (12.33%) Change Management
15 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) Network Security
2 18 (24.66%) VPN
3 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.92%) DNS
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (10.96%) DHCP
6 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (9.59%) SSL
7 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 6 (8.22%) LAN
8 6 (8.22%) Wireless
9 5 (6.85%) 3G
9 5 (6.85%) Internet
9 5 (6.85%) Intranet
9 5 (6.85%) VLAN
9 5 (6.85%) VoIP
10 4 (5.48%) MPLS
10 4 (5.48%) SAN
11 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Local Government
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.37%) REST
2 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.11%) DataPower
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.70%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Unix
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 2 (2.74%) Debian
9 2 (2.74%) Solaris
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Change Management
2 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
2 9 (12.33%) Network Architecture
3 8 (10.96%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) Service Management
4 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.85%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (6.85%) SIEM
5 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.48%) Information Security
6 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.48%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.96%) CCNA
3 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) CCIE
4 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) CCSP
5 5 (6.85%) CISSP
6 4 (5.48%) CISM
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.74%) CCDP
8 2 (2.74%) MCP
9 1 (1.37%) Degree
9 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) GCIH
9 1 (1.37%) GIAC
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.37%) MCITP
9 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.48%) SLA
4 3 (4.11%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.74%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.37%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) vCloud
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Docker
6 1 (1.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Nagios
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) vMotion
2 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Consul
3 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.37%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.37%) Packer
3 1 (1.37%) Rsyslog
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
3 1 (1.37%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Cisco
1 23 (31.51%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) CheckPoint
2 14 (19.18%) Juniper
3 13 (17.81%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) Blue Coat
4 11 (15.07%) F5
4 11 (15.07%) Palo Alto
5 9 (12.33%) TippingPoint
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) FireEye
8 5 (6.85%) Dell
9 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.48%) NetApp
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle
9 4 (5.48%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.11%) Aruba
10 3 (4.11%) IBM
11 2 (2.74%) AlienVault
11 2 (2.74%) Meraki