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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 81 81 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.12% 5.85% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.38% 28.03% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 30
Average daily rate £450 £395 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £307 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +55.84%
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
362 289 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.34% 20.87% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 155 104
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +132.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines -4 13 £550 +7.84% 2
Guildford +4 10 £450 +16.12% 4
Leatherhead -22 7 £450 -
Epsom +1 6 £385 -3.75% 1
Camberley -12 6 £250 -39.93% 1
Egham - 3 £310 -
Redhill - 2 £450 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (50.39%) Cisco
2 40 (31.50%) Linux
3 36 (28.35%) LAN
4 35 (27.56%) VPN
4 35 (27.56%) WAN
5 31 (24.41%) Windows
6 27 (21.26%) Juniper
7 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
8 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
9 24 (18.90%) ITIL
9 24 (18.90%) VMware
10 23 (18.11%) Active Directory
10 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (17.32%) DNS
11 22 (17.32%) CheckPoint
12 21 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
12 21 (16.54%) F5
12 21 (16.54%) Data Centre
13 20 (15.75%) SSL
13 20 (15.75%) Blue Coat
13 20 (15.75%) Load Balancing
14 19 (14.96%) DHCP
14 19 (14.96%) Network Security
14 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
15 18 (14.17%) Wireless
16 17 (13.39%) Finance
16 17 (13.39%) Management Information System

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.87%) IaaS
3 10 (7.87%) PaaS
4 8 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (6.30%) Route 53
4 8 (6.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) SaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) Office 365
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.35%) LAN
2 35 (27.56%) VPN
2 35 (27.56%) WAN
3 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.32%) DNS
5 21 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (15.75%) SSL
7 19 (14.96%) DHCP
7 19 (14.96%) Network Security
8 18 (14.17%) Wireless
9 17 (13.39%) MPLS
10 16 (12.60%) SAN
11 15 (11.81%) IPsec
12 14 (11.02%) Internet
12 14 (11.02%) SSH
13 11 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (6.30%) BGP
15 7 (5.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (5.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (5.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.51%) MySQL
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.15%) IntelliJ
1 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.15%) JUnit
1 4 (3.15%) Maven
1 4 (3.15%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Network Engineer
2 22 (17.32%) Analyst
3 19 (14.96%) Architect
4 12 (9.45%) Network Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Security Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Network Support
7 8 (6.30%) Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Network Security Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Administrator
9 6 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) Web Services
2 7 (5.51%) SOAP
3 6 (4.72%) RESTful
3 6 (4.72%) XML
4 5 (3.94%) SAML
5 4 (3.15%) Java EE
5 4 (3.15%) LAMP
6 2 (1.57%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.30%) PKI
3 8 (6.30%) RSA SecurID
4 6 (4.72%) DataPower
4 6 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.94%) NHS
6 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) FMCG
7 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.50%) Linux
2 31 (24.41%) Windows
3 16 (12.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.66%) Unix
5 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
7 7 (5.51%) Solaris
7 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.94%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.15%) VMS
9 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) Load Balancing
3 15 (11.81%) Information Security
4 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.45%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.87%) Migration
6 9 (7.09%) Change Control
6 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.09%) High Availability
6 9 (7.09%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.30%) Change Management
7 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.30%) SIEM
8 7 (5.51%) ITSM
9 6 (4.72%) Project Management
9 6 (4.72%) Service Management
10 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.94%) Information Management
10 5 (3.94%) Network Design
10 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) Java
1 13 (10.24%) Python
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
2 6 (4.72%) C#
3 5 (3.94%) Perl
3 5 (3.94%) PHP
3 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.36%) C
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) Degree
3 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.87%) CISSP
5 8 (6.30%) CCNA
5 8 (6.30%) MCSE
6 6 (4.72%) CISM
6 6 (4.72%) JNCIA
6 6 (4.72%) MCP
7 5 (3.94%) CCIE
7 5 (3.94%) CCNP
7 5 (3.94%) DBS Check
8 4 (3.15%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) CCSP
9 3 (2.36%) CISA
10 2 (1.57%) CCSA
10 2 (1.57%) CCSE
10 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.94%) COBIT
3 5 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.36%) QA
4 3 (2.36%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) Active Directory
1 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) vSphere
3 5 (3.94%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.15%) XenApp
5 3 (2.36%) RHEV
5 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Puppet
2 9 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.72%) WSUS
4 5 (3.94%) Sysprep
5 4 (3.15%) Ansible
5 4 (3.15%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.15%) SCOM
5 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.15%) yum
6 2 (1.57%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.57%) vRealize
7 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (50.39%) Cisco
2 27 (21.26%) Juniper
3 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
4 24 (18.90%) VMware
5 22 (17.32%) CheckPoint
6 21 (16.54%) F5
7 20 (15.75%) Blue Coat
8 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.45%) Barracuda Networks
10 11 (8.66%) HP
11 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.09%) SolarWinds
13 8 (6.30%) Aruba
13 8 (6.30%) Infoblox
13 8 (6.30%) Oracle
13 8 (6.30%) Sun
14 7 (5.51%) NetApp
15 6 (4.72%) CA
16 5 (3.94%) Rackspace
16 5 (3.94%) Splunk
Guildford, Surrey
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