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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 78 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.46% 3.77% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.16% 23.98% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 22
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£341 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £124 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £515 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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
277 221 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.40% 15.73% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 98 102
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.57 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Camberley +5 10 £416 -4.85% 3
Staines +5 6 £510 +20.00% 2
Guildford -1 6 £313 -6.71% 3
Leatherhead +1 5 £450 - 2
Dorking - 4 £138 -
Epsom - 3 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £275 -
Woking +5 1 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Egham - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 100 (58.14%) Cisco
2 61 (35.47%) VPN
3 56 (32.56%) VMware
4 55 (31.98%) Windows
5 54 (31.40%) Juniper
6 51 (29.65%) WAN
7 49 (28.49%) DNS
8 46 (26.74%) TCP/IP
8 46 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (25.58%) LAN
10 42 (24.42%) CheckPoint
11 41 (23.84%) Blue Coat
12 40 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 39 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (22.67%) ITIL
14 34 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (19.77%) F5
15 32 (18.60%) CCNA
15 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
16 31 (18.02%) Linux
17 30 (17.44%) DHCP
17 30 (17.44%) Finance
17 30 (17.44%) Kalman Filter
17 30 (17.44%) Network Security
18 29 (16.86%) Network Architecture
19 28 (16.28%) Wireshark
19 28 (16.28%) CISSP
20 27 (15.70%) SSL
20 27 (15.70%) Change Management
21 26 (15.12%) Microsoft

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.49%) IIS
3 4 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Project
3 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.14%) RMDS
2 4 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.47%) VPN
2 51 (29.65%) WAN
3 49 (28.49%) DNS
4 46 (26.74%) TCP/IP
5 44 (25.58%) LAN
6 39 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (17.44%) Network Security
7 30 (17.44%) DHCP
8 28 (16.28%) Wireshark
9 27 (15.70%) SSL
10 19 (11.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 19 (11.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (9.88%) MPLS
12 16 (9.30%) BGP
12 16 (9.30%) VoIP
13 15 (8.72%) LDAP
13 15 (8.72%) OSPF
14 14 (8.14%) SMTP
14 14 (8.14%) Internet
14 14 (8.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) Subversion
2 2 (1.16%) Maven
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Ant
2 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) CaliberRM
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.58%) RequisitePro
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 23 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.23%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (19.19%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Analyst
3 24 (13.95%) Consultant
4 21 (12.21%) Security Engineer
5 20 (11.63%) Architect
6 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Security Analyst
7 15 (8.72%) Network Consultant
8 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.40%) Security Consultant
9 11 (6.40%) Firewall Consultant
10 10 (5.81%) IP Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) Network Support
11 9 (5.23%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Back Office Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (4.07%) Security Architect
14 6 (3.49%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) Rendezvous
2 5 (2.91%) .NET
2 5 (2.91%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.74%) Web Services
4 2 (1.16%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) WinForms
5 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.58%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.98%) PKI
4 7 (4.07%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.07%) CMDB
5 6 (3.49%) SecurID
6 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.91%) NHS
7 3 (1.74%) EFT
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) Open Source
9 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.98%) Windows
2 31 (18.02%) Linux
3 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (11.63%) UNIX
6 14 (8.14%) Solaris
7 6 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (3.49%) CentOS
7 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.91%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.67%) ITIL
2 30 (17.44%) Kalman Filter
3 29 (16.86%) Network Architecture
4 27 (15.70%) Change Management
5 21 (12.21%) Load Balancing
6 18 (10.47%) Service Management
7 15 (8.72%) PRINCE2
8 14 (8.14%) Migration
9 12 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.98%) Project Management
10 11 (6.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.40%) Information Security
10 11 (6.40%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (6.40%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.81%) Security Management
12 9 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.79%) C
2 19 (11.05%) C++
3 17 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 17 (9.88%) Bash Shell
4 16 (9.30%) Python
5 14 (8.14%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.14%) Perl
6 9 (5.23%) SQL
7 5 (2.91%) VBScript
7 5 (2.91%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.16%) C#
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
8 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 32 (18.60%) CCNA
4 28 (16.28%) CISSP
5 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
6 20 (11.63%) DV Cleared
7 19 (11.05%) CCNP
8 12 (6.98%) CISM
9 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.65%) CRISC
11 7 (4.07%) MCSE
12 5 (2.91%) Degree
13 4 (2.33%) MCITP
13 4 (2.33%) HNC
13 4 (2.33%) HND
13 4 (2.33%) CCIE
14 2 (1.16%) MCP
14 2 (1.16%) MCSA
14 2 (1.16%) PMP
14 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.14%) Sendmail
4 10 (5.81%) vSphere
4 10 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.07%) iptables
6 5 (2.91%) XenApp
6 5 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.33%) Xen
8 3 (1.74%) Firmware
8 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.16%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.58%) UAG
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) MIMEsweeper
1 14 (8.14%) MAILsweeper
1 14 (8.14%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.65%) SCCM
3 5 (2.91%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.91%) WSUS
4 3 (1.74%) SCOM
5 2 (1.16%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 100 (58.14%) Cisco
2 56 (32.56%) VMware
3 54 (31.40%) Juniper
4 42 (24.42%) CheckPoint
5 41 (23.84%) Blue Coat
6 34 (19.77%) F5
7 26 (15.12%) SolarWinds
7 26 (15.12%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.37%) NetApp
9 18 (10.47%) TippingPoint
10 16 (9.30%) NetScout
10 16 (9.30%) McAfee
10 16 (9.30%) Tufin
11 15 (8.72%) Websense
12 14 (8.14%) Radianz
12 14 (8.14%) TIBCO
12 14 (8.14%) Bloomberg
12 14 (8.14%) Tradeweb
12 14 (8.14%) LogLogic
13 12 (6.98%) Citrix
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