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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 41 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.95% 3.74% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.11% 22.22% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 19
Average daily rate £335 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £133 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £33.60 £18.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines +3 12 £425 +37.09% 1
Guildford -2 6 £335 -25.34% 2
Camberley +2 5 £453 +2.02% 1
Weybridge +6 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 - 1
Dorking -4 1 - - 3
Woking -17 1 - - 5
Chertsey - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 29 (34.52%) Windows
3 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (23.81%) Juniper
5 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 17 (20.24%) DNS
7 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
8 16 (19.05%) LAN
9 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
9 15 (17.86%) McAfee
9 15 (17.86%) VPN
10 14 (16.67%) Blue Coat
11 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
11 13 (15.48%) WatchGuard
11 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
11 13 (15.48%) WAN
12 12 (14.29%) CCNP
12 12 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (13.10%) F5
13 11 (13.10%) VMware
13 11 (13.10%) Citrix
13 11 (13.10%) OSPF
14 10 (11.90%) CCNA
14 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
14 10 (11.90%) Linux
14 10 (11.90%) Kaspersky
15 9 (10.71%) Solaris

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (20.24%) DNS
3 16 (19.05%) LAN
4 15 (17.86%) VPN
5 13 (15.48%) WAN
6 12 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (13.10%) OSPF
8 9 (10.71%) MPLS
8 9 (10.71%) BGP
9 7 (8.33%) NetScreen
9 7 (8.33%) Network Security
9 7 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.95%) DHCP
11 5 (5.95%) VoIP
11 5 (5.95%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
12 4 (4.76%) VLAN
12 4 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Security Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Network Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Support Specialist
9 5 (5.95%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Network Support
10 4 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.57%) Security Consultant
11 3 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) WAP
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) ODBC
2 1 (1.19%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.95%) CMDB
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 3 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Firmware
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) CESG
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 9 (10.71%) Solaris
5 7 (8.33%) UNIX
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) VMS
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (7.14%) Change Management
3 6 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (5.95%) Security Management
4 5 (5.95%) Project Management
4 5 (5.95%) Change Control
4 5 (5.95%) Information Security
5 4 (4.76%) Validation
5 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.57%) Service Management
6 3 (3.57%) Network Management
7 2 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.38%) Release Management
7 2 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 8 (9.52%) Perl
3 5 (5.95%) PHP
4 2 (2.38%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) C++
4 2 (2.38%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.29%) CCNP
5 10 (11.90%) CCNA
6 8 (9.52%) CCIE
7 7 (8.33%) CISSP
8 6 (7.14%) Degree
8 6 (7.14%) CISM
9 4 (4.76%) CCSA
9 4 (4.76%) CRISC
10 3 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.57%) CEH
10 3 (3.57%) CCSE
11 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.38%) SSCP
11 2 (2.38%) CISA
11 2 (2.38%) HND
12 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.38%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.38%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.19%) XenApp
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.81%) Juniper
4 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.86%) McAfee
6 14 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 13 (15.48%) WatchGuard
8 11 (13.10%) F5
8 11 (13.10%) VMware
8 11 (13.10%) Citrix
9 10 (11.90%) Kaspersky
10 8 (9.52%) NetApp
11 5 (5.95%) HP
12 4 (4.76%) Apple
12 4 (4.76%) Symantec
12 4 (4.76%) Nortel
12 4 (4.76%) Avaya
12 4 (4.76%) Sun
13 3 (3.57%) Oracle
13 3 (3.57%) Nokia
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