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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Surrey
Rank 35 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 41 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.45% 3.48% 5.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.19% 15.47% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 41
Median daily rate £450 £475 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +38.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.20 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.70%

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
208 265 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.03% 22.48% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 157 145
Median daily rate £380 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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
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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Guildford -2 7 £325 -31.57% 3
Farnham - 4 - -
Woking - 3 £380 - 1
Leatherhead +12 2 - - 5
Camberley -2 2 £413 -5.71%
Staines -11 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (55.29%) Cisco
2 31 (36.47%) Windows
3 27 (31.76%) ITIL
4 25 (29.41%) VMware
5 23 (27.06%) Network Security
5 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (25.88%) Juniper
6 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (24.71%) VPN
7 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
8 17 (20.00%) F5
8 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (20.00%) LAN
9 16 (18.82%) DNS
9 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
9 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (17.65%) WAN
11 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
11 14 (16.47%) Palo Alto
12 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
12 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (15.29%) Blue Coat
12 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.29%) Service Management
13 12 (14.12%) CCNA
13 12 (14.12%) Citrix
13 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
14 11 (12.94%) TippingPoint
14 11 (12.94%) SSL

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 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.71%) Office 365
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) Network Security
2 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (24.71%) VPN
4 17 (20.00%) LAN
5 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (18.82%) DNS
6 15 (17.65%) WAN
7 11 (12.94%) SSL
7 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.41%) VoIP
8 8 (9.41%) Wireless
9 7 (8.24%) DHCP
9 7 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (8.24%) MPLS
10 6 (7.06%) BGP
10 6 (7.06%) LDAP
10 6 (7.06%) OSPF
10 6 (7.06%) SAN
11 4 (4.71%) Internet
11 4 (4.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Ant
3 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.18%) GitLab
3 1 (1.18%) Maven
3 1 (1.18%) MSI
3 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Local Government
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Consultant
3 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) VMware Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.35%) SOAP
2 1 (1.18%) boto
2 1 (1.18%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.18%) REST
2 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.71%) Replication
3 3 (3.53%) DataPower
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.94%) Linux
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Unix
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.71%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Debian
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.18%) SUSE
8 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) ITIL
2 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
3 13 (15.29%) Service Management
4 11 (12.94%) Change Management
5 9 (10.59%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps
8 4 (4.71%) High Availability
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
8 4 (4.71%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.53%) Information Security
9 3 (3.53%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.53%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (3.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.71%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) C
4 2 (2.35%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) PHP
4 2 (2.35%) VBScript
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.12%) CCNA
3 9 (10.59%) CCNP
3 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) CCIE
6 5 (5.88%) CCSP
7 2 (2.35%) CCDP
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) GCIH
8 1 (1.18%) GIAC
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) vCloud
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.35%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) iptables
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) Nagios
2 3 (3.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.35%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.35%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.18%) Cacti
4 1 (1.18%) Consul
4 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.18%) Packer
4 1 (1.18%) Rsyslog
4 1 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (1.18%) vMotion
4 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 47 (55.29%) Cisco
2 25 (29.41%) VMware
3 22 (25.88%) Juniper
4 17 (20.00%) F5
5 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
6 14 (16.47%) Palo Alto
7 13 (15.29%) Blue Coat
8 12 (14.12%) Citrix
9 11 (12.94%) TippingPoint
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.41%) HP
11 8 (9.41%) Riverbed
12 6 (7.06%) FireEye
12 6 (7.06%) NetApp
13 4 (4.71%) Oracle
13 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.53%) Aruba
14 3 (3.53%) Dell
14 3 (3.53%) Intel Security
15 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint