The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 48 63 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -37
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.58% 1.05% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.08% 6.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 9
Median daily rate £333 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £330 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £370 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.71% 15.55% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 53 42
Median daily rate £329 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 35 £338 -10.00% 3
Sunderland 0 4 £275 -15.38%
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
2 55 (55.56%) Cisco
3 51 (51.52%) SC Cleared
4 48 (48.48%) ITIL
5 44 (44.44%) F5
6 43 (43.43%) Linux
7 41 (41.41%) Unix
8 37 (37.37%) HP
9 36 (36.36%) WebLogic
9 36 (36.36%) Oracle
10 35 (35.35%) JBoss
11 34 (34.34%) Red Hat
11 34 (34.34%) High Availability
12 33 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 31 (31.31%) Windows
14 29 (29.29%) Clustering
14 29 (29.29%) Load Balancing
15 28 (28.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 28 (28.28%) iPlanet
15 28 (28.28%) J2EE
15 28 (28.28%) Apache
15 28 (28.28%) Tomcat
15 28 (28.28%) Sun
15 28 (28.28%) Veritas
16 27 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
17 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
18 25 (25.25%) ITSM
19 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
20 22 (22.22%) Solaris
21 21 (21.21%) Windows Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 35 (35.35%) JBoss
3 28 (28.28%) Apache
3 28 (28.28%) iPlanet
3 28 (28.28%) Tomcat
4 27 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (20.20%) DNS
3 17 (17.17%) WAN
4 16 (16.16%) LAN
4 16 (16.16%) Wireless
5 11 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 11 (11.11%) SAN
6 10 (10.10%) HTTP
6 10 (10.10%) HTTPS
6 10 (10.10%) iSCSI
6 10 (10.10%) NAS
7 8 (8.08%) Kerberos
7 8 (8.08%) LDAP
7 8 (8.08%) Network Security
7 8 (8.08%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (8.08%) SSH
8 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.02%) DHCP
9 2 (2.02%) IPsec
9 2 (2.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.11%) Administrator
3 9 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (2.02%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) J2EE
2 14 (14.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) HACMP
5 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.01%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.43%) Linux
2 41 (41.41%) Unix
3 31 (31.31%) Windows
4 22 (22.22%) Solaris
5 21 (21.21%) Windows Server
6 19 (19.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.15%) AIX
8 10 (10.10%) HPUX
8 10 (10.10%) SUSE
9 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.01%) CentOS
11 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) ITIL
2 34 (34.34%) High Availability
3 29 (29.29%) Load Balancing
4 25 (25.25%) ITSM
5 15 (15.15%) Service Management
6 14 (14.14%) Network Design
7 10 (10.10%) Software Distribution
7 10 (10.10%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (9.09%) Migration
9 8 (8.08%) OO
10 6 (6.06%) Change Control
11 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Open Source
12 4 (4.04%) QMS
12 4 (4.04%) Quality Management
13 3 (3.03%) Change Management
13 3 (3.03%) Project Management
14 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) SQL
2 15 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.08%) Korn
4 8 (8.08%) Perl
4 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Jython
5 5 (5.05%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) JCL
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
2 51 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (17.17%) CCNP
5 15 (15.15%) CCIE
5 15 (15.15%) JNCIA
6 14 (14.14%) CCDP
6 14 (14.14%) CCIP
6 14 (14.14%) CCSA
6 14 (14.14%) CCSE
6 14 (14.14%) JNCIE
7 11 (11.11%) HP ASE
7 11 (11.11%) HP MASE
8 9 (9.09%) Degree
9 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (4.04%) CCNA
11 4 (4.04%) IBM AIX Certification
12 2 (2.02%) MCSE
12 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.10%) DFS Replication
4 9 (9.09%) NFS
5 4 (4.04%) GPFS
6 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.03%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.01%) Firmware
7 1 (1.01%) KVM
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) FortiGate
2 10 (10.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (6.06%) Puppet
4 5 (5.05%) BladeLogic
4 5 (5.05%) SCCM
4 5 (5.05%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.04%) WSUS
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) Cisco
2 44 (44.44%) F5
3 37 (37.37%) HP
4 36 (36.36%) Oracle
5 34 (34.34%) Red Hat
6 28 (28.28%) Sun
6 28 (28.28%) Veritas
7 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
8 19 (19.19%) Juniper
9 18 (18.18%) Fortinet
10 15 (15.15%) Riverbed
11 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.11%) Aruba
13 9 (9.09%) CA
14 5 (5.05%) BMC
14 5 (5.05%) Dell
14 5 (5.05%) IBM
15 4 (4.04%) Symantec
16 3 (3.03%) Blue Coat
17 2 (2.02%) Citrix
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