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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 82 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.46% 4.95% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.08% 29.07% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 26
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£375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.38 £22.50 £152.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% -85.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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
292 227 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.44% 17.04% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 160 128
Average daily rate £360 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.20 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 22 £450 +55.84% 6
Camberley - 7 £375 - 2
Redhill - 5 £369 - 5
Dorking - 4 £375 - 3
Staines -3 2 £450 +25.00% 3
Woking - 2 £405 - 2
Reigate -4 1 £95 -76.25% 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Egham - - - - 2
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 2
Godalming - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 83 (58.04%) Cisco
2 60 (41.96%) Windows
3 41 (28.67%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (27.97%) VMware
5 39 (27.27%) VPN
6 38 (26.57%) Security Cleared
6 38 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
8 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
8 34 (23.78%) Juniper
9 31 (21.68%) Linux
10 28 (19.58%) Citrix
11 26 (18.18%) MPLS
12 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint
13 24 (16.78%) DNS
13 24 (16.78%) Network Architecture
14 23 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (15.38%) Finance
16 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
17 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
17 20 (13.99%) SAN
17 20 (13.99%) BGP
17 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
17 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
17 20 (13.99%) DV Cleared
18 19 (13.29%) ITIL
19 18 (12.59%) OSPF
20 17 (11.89%) Nokia
20 17 (11.89%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.20%) Lync
3 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS Project
4 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.27%) VPN
2 38 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (18.18%) MPLS
4 24 (16.78%) DNS
5 20 (13.99%) BGP
5 20 (13.99%) SAN
6 18 (12.59%) OSPF
7 17 (11.89%) VoIP
7 17 (11.89%) WAN
8 16 (11.19%) LAN
8 16 (11.19%) Ethernet
9 15 (10.49%) TCP/IP
10 13 (9.09%) IPsec
11 12 (8.39%) SNMP
11 12 (8.39%) Network Security
12 11 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (7.69%) DHCP
13 9 (6.29%) UMTS
13 9 (6.29%) HSRP
13 9 (6.29%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.50%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.10%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 18 (12.59%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.89%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Consultant
3 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Architect
5 11 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Design Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Support Technician
11 4 (2.80%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) CSS
1 3 (2.10%) WAP
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.70%) WinForms
2 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) ODBC
2 1 (0.70%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Device Driver
2 7 (4.90%) PKI
3 6 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.80%) iPhone
4 4 (2.80%) iPad
5 3 (2.10%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.10%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.40%) Wiki
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.96%) Windows
2 31 (21.68%) Linux
3 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.89%) Windows 7
5 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.69%) UNIX
6 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.29%) Solaris
8 8 (5.59%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (5.59%) CentOS
8 8 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.20%) SUSE
10 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.78%) Network Architecture
2 19 (13.29%) ITIL
3 17 (11.89%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.49%) Validation
5 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (8.39%) Network Management
6 10 (6.99%) Change Management
7 9 (6.29%) ITSM
7 9 (6.29%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.59%) Project Management
9 7 (4.90%) Network Design
10 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.20%) Cyber Security
11 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.80%) Workflow
12 4 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.80%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) Bash Shell
2 11 (7.69%) C
3 10 (6.99%) C++
4 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.20%) SQL
6 5 (3.50%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) Python
7 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (28.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (26.57%) Security Cleared
3 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.99%) DV Cleared
4 17 (11.89%) CCNP
5 15 (10.49%) CCNA
5 15 (10.49%) CCIE
6 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.90%) MCSE
8 5 (3.50%) MCP
9 4 (2.80%) Degree
10 3 (2.10%) CCSP
10 3 (2.10%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (1.40%) PMP
11 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.40%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.40%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.40%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.40%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.69%) XenApp
4 8 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.59%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.20%) Xen
6 5 (3.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.50%) vSphere
7 4 (2.80%) ProxySG
7 4 (2.80%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.80%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.10%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.40%) vCloud
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.80%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (2.80%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (2.80%) WSUS
4 4 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.10%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (58.04%) Cisco
2 40 (27.97%) VMware
3 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 34 (23.78%) Juniper
5 28 (19.58%) Citrix
6 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint
7 17 (11.89%) Nokia
8 12 (8.39%) McAfee
8 12 (8.39%) Blue Coat
8 12 (8.39%) F5
9 11 (7.69%) Radware
10 10 (6.99%) Redback
10 10 (6.99%) Avaya
10 10 (6.99%) Huawei
11 9 (6.29%) Symantec
12 7 (4.90%) Ericsson
13 6 (4.20%) Altiris
13 6 (4.20%) Websense
14 5 (3.50%) Veeam
14 5 (3.50%) BT
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