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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 60 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.34% 2.63% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 19.57% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Median daily rate £345 £280 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -32.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £295 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

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
137 92 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.08% 13.43% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 44
Median daily rate £343 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 23 £353 +25.89% 2
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 60 (59.41%) Cisco
3 55 (54.46%) SC Cleared
4 53 (52.48%) ITIL
5 49 (48.51%) F5
6 43 (42.57%) Linux
7 42 (41.58%) HP
8 41 (40.59%) Unix
9 36 (35.64%) WebLogic
9 36 (35.64%) Oracle
10 35 (34.65%) JBoss
11 34 (33.66%) Red Hat
11 34 (33.66%) High Availability
12 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
13 30 (29.70%) Windows
13 30 (29.70%) ITSM
14 29 (28.71%) Clustering
14 29 (28.71%) Load Balancing
15 28 (27.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 28 (27.72%) Veritas
15 28 (27.72%) J2EE
15 28 (27.72%) Apache
15 28 (27.72%) Tomcat
15 28 (27.72%) Sun
15 28 (27.72%) CheckPoint
15 28 (27.72%) iPlanet
16 27 (26.73%) Oracle Application Server
17 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
18 24 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
18 24 (23.76%) Juniper

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 (35.64%) WebLogic
2 35 (34.65%) JBoss
3 28 (27.72%) Apache
3 28 (27.72%) iPlanet
3 28 (27.72%) Tomcat
4 27 (26.73%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (9.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
2 22 (21.78%) WAN
3 21 (20.79%) LAN
3 21 (20.79%) Wireless
4 20 (19.80%) DNS
5 13 (12.87%) BIG-IP
6 11 (10.89%) SAN
7 10 (9.90%) HTTP
7 10 (9.90%) HTTPS
7 10 (9.90%) iSCSI
7 10 (9.90%) NAS
8 8 (7.92%) Kerberos
8 8 (7.92%) LDAP
8 8 (7.92%) Network Security
8 8 (7.92%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (7.92%) SSH
9 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.98%) IPsec
10 2 (1.98%) OSPF
10 2 (1.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) Administrator
3 9 (8.91%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (6.93%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.93%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Project Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
9 3 (2.97%) Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (1.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) J2EE
2 14 (13.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Clustering
2 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) HACMP
5 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.57%) Linux
2 41 (40.59%) Unix
3 30 (29.70%) Windows
4 22 (21.78%) Solaris
5 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
6 19 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (14.85%) AIX
8 10 (9.90%) HPUX
8 10 (9.90%) SUSE
9 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) ITIL
2 34 (33.66%) High Availability
3 30 (29.70%) ITSM
4 29 (28.71%) Load Balancing
5 20 (19.80%) Service Management
6 16 (15.84%) Network Design
7 10 (9.90%) Software Distribution
7 10 (9.90%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (7.92%) Migration
8 8 (7.92%) OO
9 6 (5.94%) Change Control
10 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.95%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.96%) Open Source
11 4 (3.96%) QMS
11 4 (3.96%) Quality Management
12 3 (2.97%) Change Management
13 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.92%) Korn
4 8 (7.92%) Perl
4 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.95%) Jython
5 5 (4.95%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 55 (54.46%) SC Cleared
3 24 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (21.78%) CCNP
5 20 (19.80%) CCIE
5 20 (19.80%) JNCIA
6 19 (18.81%) CCDP
6 19 (18.81%) CCIP
6 19 (18.81%) CCSA
6 19 (18.81%) CCSE
6 19 (18.81%) JNCIE
7 13 (12.87%) HP ASE
7 13 (12.87%) HP MASE
8 10 (9.90%) Degree
9 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (3.96%) CCNA
11 4 (3.96%) IBM AIX Certification
12 2 (1.98%) MCSE
12 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (27.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.90%) DFS Replication
4 9 (8.91%) NFS
5 4 (3.96%) GPFS
6 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.99%) Firmware
7 1 (0.99%) KVM
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) FortiGate
2 10 (9.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (5.94%) Puppet
4 5 (4.95%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.95%) SCCM
4 5 (4.95%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.96%) WSUS
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (59.41%) Cisco
2 49 (48.51%) F5
3 42 (41.58%) HP
4 36 (35.64%) Oracle
5 34 (33.66%) Red Hat
6 28 (27.72%) CheckPoint
6 28 (27.72%) Sun
6 28 (27.72%) Veritas
7 24 (23.76%) Juniper
8 23 (22.77%) Fortinet
9 20 (19.80%) Riverbed
10 13 (12.87%) Aruba
11 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.91%) CA
13 5 (4.95%) BMC
13 5 (4.95%) Dell
14 4 (3.96%) IBM
14 4 (3.96%) Symantec
15 3 (2.97%) Blue Coat
16 2 (1.98%) Citrix