The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 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 Sussex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 7 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 2.70% 16.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -27.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 8.11% 20.83% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Sussex region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Sussex region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Firewall
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard