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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.38% 4.35% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 23.29% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate £288 £389 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
Firewall
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.20% 18.67% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 32
Average daily rate £400 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.75 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 - £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 8 £285 -17.98% 3
Sunderland 0 1 £325 -21.68%
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) Middleware
4 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) High Availability
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) AIX
6 6 (25.00%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
6 6 (25.00%) HACMP
6 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 6 (25.00%) GPFS
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
7 5 (20.83%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (20.83%) Workflow
7 5 (20.83%) Service Management
7 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma
7 5 (20.83%) IBM
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) DWDM
6 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) FWSM
7 1 (4.17%) Junos
7 1 (4.17%) OpenScape
7 1 (4.17%) SNMP
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) HACMP
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) AIX
1 6 (25.00%) Solaris
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) BCP
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) GPFS
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) NICE Systems
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
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