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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 88 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.28% 3.09% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.21% 19.91% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 24
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£313 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £145 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £460 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
282 211 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.11% 15.53% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 99 131
Average daily rate £313 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £138 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Guildford +7 15 £356 +6.34% 5
Camberley +2 6 - - 1
Dorking - 5 £145 - 1
Leatherhead +5 4 £425 - 2
Epsom - 3 - - 3
Reigate - 3 £275 - 5
Woking - 3 £300 - 4
Staines - 2 - - 7
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Egham - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 105 (59.32%) Cisco
2 60 (33.90%) Windows
3 59 (33.33%) VPN
3 59 (33.33%) VMware
4 56 (31.64%) Juniper
5 55 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (28.25%) WAN
7 47 (26.55%) Security Cleared
8 44 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (23.73%) LAN
10 41 (23.16%) TCP/IP
10 41 (23.16%) CheckPoint
11 40 (22.60%) Linux
12 38 (21.47%) DNS
13 37 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (20.34%) Network Architecture
15 34 (19.21%) CCNA
16 33 (18.64%) Active Directory
16 33 (18.64%) ITIL
17 32 (18.08%) Blue Coat
18 31 (17.51%) DV Cleared
19 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (15.82%) Finance
20 28 (15.82%) F5
21 27 (15.25%) Network Security
21 27 (15.25%) Wireshark
22 26 (14.69%) Telecoms
22 26 (14.69%) MPLS
23 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
23 25 (14.12%) Bash Shell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.13%) IIS
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Project
3 3 (1.69%) MS Office
4 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (33.33%) VPN
2 50 (28.25%) WAN
3 44 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (23.73%) LAN
5 41 (23.16%) TCP/IP
6 38 (21.47%) DNS
7 27 (15.25%) Network Security
7 27 (15.25%) Wireshark
8 26 (14.69%) MPLS
9 23 (12.99%) BGP
9 23 (12.99%) SSL
9 23 (12.99%) DHCP
10 21 (11.86%) OSPF
11 17 (9.60%) VoIP
12 16 (9.04%) HSRP
13 14 (7.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (7.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (6.78%) SAN
14 12 (6.78%) IPsec
15 10 (5.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (15.82%) Finance
2 26 (14.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.08%) Back Office
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (18.08%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.38%) Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (11.86%) Consultant
5 20 (11.30%) Security Engineer
6 15 (8.47%) Security Analyst
7 13 (7.34%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) Architect
7 13 (7.34%) IP Engineer
8 11 (6.21%) Network Consultant
8 11 (6.21%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Network Support
10 9 (5.08%) Security Consultant
10 9 (5.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Back Office Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Firewall Consultant
12 7 (3.95%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) Rendezvous
2 5 (2.82%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) WinForms
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) PKI
2 11 (6.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.21%) Device Driver
3 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.95%) CMDB
5 6 (3.39%) SecurID
6 5 (2.82%) NHS
7 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.69%) EFT
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.90%) Windows
2 40 (22.60%) Linux
3 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.60%) UNIX
6 13 (7.34%) Solaris
7 11 (6.21%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (6.21%) CentOS
7 11 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.26%) SUSE
9 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.34%) Network Architecture
2 33 (18.64%) ITIL
3 25 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
4 22 (12.43%) Change Management
5 20 (11.30%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
7 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (7.91%) Project Management
9 13 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.78%) Service Management
11 11 (6.21%) Migration
11 11 (6.21%) Security Management
11 11 (6.21%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.65%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (5.08%) Network Management
13 9 (5.08%) Information Security
13 9 (5.08%) Validation
14 8 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.52%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.12%) Bash Shell
2 19 (10.73%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.73%) C
3 18 (10.17%) C++
4 10 (5.65%) Perl
4 10 (5.65%) SQL
4 10 (5.65%) Python
4 10 (5.65%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.82%) VBScript
5 5 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.13%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 55 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (26.55%) Security Cleared
3 34 (19.21%) CCNA
4 31 (17.51%) DV Cleared
5 21 (11.86%) CCNP
6 19 (10.73%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.73%) CISSP
7 10 (5.65%) CISM
8 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.52%) CCIE
9 8 (4.52%) CRISC
10 7 (3.95%) MCSE
11 4 (2.26%) HNC
11 4 (2.26%) HND
11 4 (2.26%) MCITP
12 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.69%) VCP4
12 3 (1.69%) MCSA
12 3 (1.69%) PMP
12 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.39%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 37 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (18.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.65%) vSphere
4 10 (5.65%) Sendmail
5 8 (4.52%) Xen
6 6 (3.39%) XenApp
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.69%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.69%) Firmware
8 2 (1.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.56%) Snort
9 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.65%) MIMEsweeper
2 10 (5.65%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (3.95%) SCCM
4 6 (3.39%) WSUS
5 5 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.13%) SCOM
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 105 (59.32%) Cisco
2 59 (33.33%) VMware
3 56 (31.64%) Juniper
4 41 (23.16%) CheckPoint
5 32 (18.08%) Blue Coat
6 28 (15.82%) F5
7 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.30%) NetApp
9 18 (10.17%) SolarWinds
10 13 (7.34%) Citrix
10 13 (7.34%) TippingPoint
10 13 (7.34%) McAfee
11 12 (6.78%) Websense
12 10 (5.65%) NetScout
12 10 (5.65%) Tufin
13 8 (4.52%) Radianz
13 8 (4.52%) LogLogic
13 8 (4.52%) Tradeweb
13 8 (4.52%) TIBCO
13 8 (4.52%) Bloomberg
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