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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 61 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.69% 5.08% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.99% 26.67% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 20
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£325 £320 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £22.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.22%
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
226 240 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.37% 19.03% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 165 96
Average daily rate £360 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 33
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 6 £360 +60.00% 2
Staines 0 3 £423 -6.11% 3
Chertsey - 3 £105 -
Dorking - 3 £375 - 1
Reigate +6 2 £185 -53.75% 3
Leatherhead -1 2 - - 2
Redhill - 2 £513 - 2
Camberley +2 1 £488 +22.64% 3
Weybridge +2 1 £360 -34.54% 1
Woking -4 1 £325 +10.16%
Epsom - 1 £513 -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (51.61%) Cisco
2 57 (45.97%) Windows
3 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (28.23%) Active Directory
6 33 (26.61%) VPN
7 28 (22.58%) Citrix
8 25 (20.16%) CheckPoint
9 23 (18.55%) MS Exchange
9 23 (18.55%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (17.74%) Juniper
10 22 (17.74%) Windows 7
11 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 20 (16.13%) ITIL
11 20 (16.13%) VMware
12 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
12 19 (15.32%) CCIE
12 19 (15.32%) CCNP
12 19 (15.32%) MPLS
13 18 (14.52%) Finance
14 17 (13.71%) SAN
14 17 (13.71%) DNS
15 16 (12.90%) VoIP
15 16 (12.90%) OSPF
15 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
16 15 (12.10%) BGP
16 15 (12.10%) Nokia
16 15 (12.10%) Linux
16 15 (12.10%) F5
17 13 (10.48%) SharePoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (18.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.84%) Lync
5 3 (2.42%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Moodle
7 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) VPN
2 23 (18.55%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (15.32%) MPLS
4 17 (13.71%) SAN
4 17 (13.71%) DNS
5 16 (12.90%) VoIP
5 16 (12.90%) OSPF
6 15 (12.10%) BGP
7 13 (10.48%) LAN
7 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
8 12 (9.68%) WAN
8 12 (9.68%) Ethernet
9 10 (8.06%) DHCP
9 10 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (7.26%) Wireless
10 9 (7.26%) IPsec
11 8 (6.45%) SNMP
11 8 (6.45%) Network Security
12 7 (5.65%) HSRP
12 7 (5.65%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 9 (7.26%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.42%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (15.32%) Analyst
1 19 (15.32%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Consultant
3 14 (11.29%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.06%) Network Consultant
5 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.65%) IP Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Network Support
8 5 (4.03%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Support Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.23%) Firewall Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) CSS
1 3 (2.42%) WAP
2 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.65%) CMDB
3 6 (4.84%) iPhone
3 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.84%) iPad
4 4 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.61%) Wiki
5 2 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.97%) Windows
2 22 (17.74%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.10%) Linux
4 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.87%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.06%) UNIX
7 7 (5.65%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.03%) SUSE
9 5 (4.03%) Solaris
10 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) ITIL
2 12 (9.68%) Network Architecture
2 12 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.06%) Validation
4 9 (7.26%) Change Management
5 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.45%) ITSM
5 8 (6.45%) Network Management
6 7 (5.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (5.65%) Security Management
6 7 (5.65%) Network Design
6 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.65%) Project Management
7 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.23%) Information Security
7 4 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.23%) ITIL V2
8 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (2.42%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.32%) CCIE
2 19 (15.32%) CCNP
3 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.45%) CCNA
6 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.84%) MCSE
7 6 (4.84%) CISSP
8 5 (4.03%) CISM
8 5 (4.03%) MCP
9 4 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.23%) Degree
9 4 (3.23%) CRISC
10 3 (2.42%) CCSA
10 3 (2.42%) Avaya Certification
10 3 (2.42%) CCSP
11 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) SLA
2 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (28.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) Terminal Services
3 10 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.26%) XenApp
5 5 (4.03%) vSphere
5 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.03%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.42%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.23%) WSUS
3 3 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.42%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Cisco
2 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.58%) Citrix
4 25 (20.16%) CheckPoint
5 22 (17.74%) Juniper
6 20 (16.13%) VMware
7 15 (12.10%) Nokia
7 15 (12.10%) F5
8 12 (9.68%) Symantec
9 10 (8.06%) Avaya
9 10 (8.06%) Kaspersky
9 10 (8.06%) WatchGuard
10 9 (7.26%) Blue Coat
10 9 (7.26%) Radware
10 9 (7.26%) McAfee
11 8 (6.45%) Huawei
11 8 (6.45%) Redback
12 7 (5.65%) Ericsson
13 6 (4.84%) Apple
13 6 (4.84%) Altiris