The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 62 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.01% 3.66% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.00% 23.20% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £31.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 194 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.16% 15.79% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 119 94
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Firewall
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Leatherhead +6 6 £375 -7.40%
Guildford +6 4 £383 +70.00% 3
Dorking - 4 £110 -
Chertsey - 3 £105 -
Redhill - 3 £325 - 2
Camberley +4 2 £474 +19.18% 4
Woking -1 2 £325 +10.16% 4
Staines -5 2 £395 -
Reigate - 1 £275 - 6
Weybridge - 1 £360 - 2
Epsom - 1 £513 - 1
Farnham - - - - 2
Godalming - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Egham - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 61 (50.41%) Cisco
2 59 (48.76%) Windows
3 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
4 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
4 31 (25.62%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (24.79%) Citrix
6 27 (22.31%) VPN
7 26 (21.49%) Juniper
8 25 (20.66%) Windows 7
9 22 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 20 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (15.70%) McAfee
11 19 (15.70%) CCNP
11 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
12 18 (14.88%) Telecoms
12 18 (14.88%) VMware
12 18 (14.88%) DNS
12 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
13 17 (14.05%) Linux
14 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
14 16 (13.22%) MPLS
14 16 (13.22%) F5
15 15 (12.40%) OSPF
16 14 (11.57%) ITIL
16 14 (11.57%) CCIE
16 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (10.74%) LAN
17 13 (10.74%) VoIP
17 13 (10.74%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.31%) Lync
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 3 (2.48%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) VPN
2 20 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (14.88%) DNS
3 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (13.22%) MPLS
5 15 (12.40%) OSPF
6 13 (10.74%) BGP
6 13 (10.74%) LAN
6 13 (10.74%) VoIP
6 13 (10.74%) Network Security
7 12 (9.92%) WAN
8 10 (8.26%) DHCP
9 9 (7.44%) Ethernet
9 9 (7.44%) SAN
9 9 (7.44%) NetScreen
9 9 (7.44%) Wireless
10 8 (6.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (6.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.79%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (5.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (14.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
3 11 (9.09%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.48%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Consultant
2 19 (15.70%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Network Consultant
4 12 (9.92%) Architect
4 12 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Network Support
10 5 (4.13%) Support Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) IP Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) WAP
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) ODBC
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.83%) LAMP
3 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.79%) CMDB
2 7 (5.79%) iPhone
2 7 (5.79%) iPad
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) CESG
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.76%) Windows
2 25 (20.66%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.05%) Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.26%) UNIX
7 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.79%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.96%) Solaris
10 4 (3.31%) SUSE
11 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) VMS
12 1 (0.83%) HPUX
12 1 (0.83%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) ITIL
2 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
2 12 (9.92%) Network Architecture
3 11 (9.09%) Change Management
4 9 (7.44%) Project Management
5 8 (6.61%) Validation
6 7 (5.79%) Network Management
6 7 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (4.96%) Security Management
7 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.13%) Information Security
8 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.13%) Network Design
9 4 (3.31%) Change Control
9 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.31%) Service Management
9 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (1.65%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) PHP
3 2 (1.65%) Perl
3 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.83%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.70%) CCNP
2 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) CCIE
4 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.26%) CCNA
6 8 (6.61%) CISSP
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.96%) CISM
8 6 (4.96%) MCSE
9 5 (4.13%) MCP
9 5 (4.13%) CCSA
9 5 (4.13%) Degree
10 4 (3.31%) CRISC
10 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) CCSE
11 3 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.65%) CEH
12 2 (1.65%) HND
13 1 (0.83%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) Terminal Services
3 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) XenApp
4 6 (4.96%) vSphere
5 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.48%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.65%) vCloud
7 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) WSUS
2 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.48%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (50.41%) Cisco
2 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 30 (24.79%) Citrix
4 26 (21.49%) Juniper
5 22 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 19 (15.70%) McAfee
7 18 (14.88%) VMware
8 16 (13.22%) F5
9 12 (9.92%) WatchGuard
9 12 (9.92%) Blue Coat
10 11 (9.09%) Symantec
10 11 (9.09%) Kaspersky
11 10 (8.26%) Nokia
12 8 (6.61%) Avaya
12 8 (6.61%) Apple
13 7 (5.79%) Radware
13 7 (5.79%) Altiris
14 6 (4.96%) Redback
14 6 (4.96%) Huawei
15 5 (4.13%) Ericsson
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 7 days ago