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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 65 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.03% 4.51% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.72% 27.56% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 19
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£400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £122 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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
274 225 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.22% 16.38% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 93 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 21
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Staines +11 18 £430 +1.17% 3
Camberley -1 8 £404 -9.26%
Guildford +1 6 £394 +2.94% 3
Weybridge -2 3 £550 -
Epsom - 3 £400 - 1
Leatherhead -8 2 £513 +28.12%
Reigate - 2 - - 2
Cobham - 2 £390 -
Farnham - 1 £375 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 89 (58.17%) Cisco
2 61 (39.87%) VPN
3 52 (33.99%) DNS
4 47 (30.72%) Windows
5 45 (29.41%) Juniper
5 45 (29.41%) VMware
6 44 (28.76%) WAN
7 43 (28.10%) TCP/IP
7 43 (28.10%) CheckPoint
8 42 (27.45%) LAN
9 41 (26.80%) Blue Coat
10 40 (26.14%) ITIL
10 40 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (23.53%) F5
12 34 (22.22%) Finance
13 33 (21.57%) Network Security
14 32 (20.92%) DHCP
15 31 (20.26%) Active Directory
15 31 (20.26%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
17 28 (18.30%) Change Management
18 27 (17.65%) CCNA
18 27 (17.65%) SolarWinds
19 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
20 25 (16.34%) Linux
20 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (15.03%) Network Architecture
22 22 (14.38%) CISSP
22 22 (14.38%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.23%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.96%) Apache
5 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (9.80%) RMDS
2 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.23%) PaaS
2 8 (5.23%) IaaS
3 6 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.27%) Office 365
5 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 61 (39.87%) VPN
2 52 (33.99%) DNS
3 44 (28.76%) WAN
4 43 (28.10%) TCP/IP
5 42 (27.45%) LAN
6 33 (21.57%) Network Security
7 32 (20.92%) DHCP
8 31 (20.26%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (14.38%) SSL
10 21 (13.73%) Wireshark
11 20 (13.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 20 (13.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 19 (12.42%) MPLS
13 16 (10.46%) BGP
14 15 (9.80%) Multicast
15 14 (9.15%) OSPF
15 14 (9.15%) VoIP
15 14 (9.15%) LDAP
16 13 (8.50%) Internet
17 11 (7.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Ant
1 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.61%) Maven
1 4 (2.61%) JIRA
1 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.31%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.31%) RequisitePro
General
1 34 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.88%) Back Office
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Billing
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (19.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) Security Engineer
3 25 (16.34%) Consultant
4 23 (15.03%) Architect
5 18 (11.76%) Analyst
6 15 (9.80%) Network Consultant
7 12 (7.84%) Security Consultant
8 10 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (6.54%) Firewall Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) IP Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Back Office Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Network Support
12 6 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.80%) Rendezvous
2 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 5 (3.27%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.61%) Web Services
4 3 (1.96%) boto
5 2 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.92%) SecurID
5 6 (3.92%) PKI
5 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.27%) NHS
7 4 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.96%) CMDB
9 2 (1.31%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.31%) Replication
9 2 (1.31%) Clustering
9 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) GIS
10 1 (0.65%) IVR
10 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.72%) Windows
2 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (16.34%) Linux
3 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.42%) UNIX
5 11 (7.19%) Solaris
6 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.27%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.31%) CentOS
10 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.31%) VMS
10 2 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.14%) ITIL
2 28 (18.30%) Change Management
3 23 (15.03%) Network Architecture
4 20 (13.07%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.42%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (12.42%) Service Management
6 13 (8.50%) Project Management
6 13 (8.50%) Migration
7 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.23%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.23%) Software Deployment
9 8 (5.23%) Information Security
9 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.23%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.58%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.58%) TOGAF
11 6 (3.92%) Network Design
11 6 (3.92%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.11%) Python
2 16 (10.46%) C
3 13 (8.50%) C++
4 12 (7.84%) Perl
5 11 (7.19%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.54%) SQL
7 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.92%) Ruby
8 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.27%) VBScript
9 5 (3.27%) VB
10 3 (1.96%) PHP
10 3 (1.96%) Java
11 2 (1.31%) C#
12 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 40 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
3 27 (17.65%) CCNA
4 22 (14.38%) CISSP
5 18 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.15%) CCNP
7 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.23%) MCSE
9 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.92%) Degree
10 6 (3.92%) CISM
11 5 (3.27%) MCITP
12 4 (2.61%) MCSA
12 4 (2.61%) CCIE
12 4 (2.61%) HNC
12 4 (2.61%) HND
13 3 (1.96%) CCSP
14 2 (1.31%) CCSA
14 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.31%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (20.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.19%) Sendmail
3 11 (7.19%) vSphere
4 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.61%) XenApp
6 3 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.31%) Firmware
7 2 (1.31%) XenServer
7 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.31%) iptables
8 1 (0.65%) KVM
8 1 (0.65%) UAG
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (7.19%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (5.23%) SCCM
2 8 (5.23%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.27%) WSUS
4 5 (3.27%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.61%) SCOM
6 3 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.31%) Nessus
7 2 (1.31%) Ansible
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 89 (58.17%) Cisco
2 45 (29.41%) Juniper
2 45 (29.41%) VMware
3 43 (28.10%) CheckPoint
4 41 (26.80%) Blue Coat
5 36 (23.53%) F5
6 27 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
8 20 (13.07%) NetApp
9 19 (12.42%) TippingPoint
10 17 (11.11%) NetScout
10 17 (11.11%) Tufin
10 17 (11.11%) Lancope
11 16 (10.46%) McAfee
12 15 (9.80%) TIBCO
12 15 (9.80%) Bloomberg
12 15 (9.80%) LogLogic
13 14 (9.15%) Radianz
13 14 (9.15%) Tradeweb
14 11 (7.19%) Websense
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