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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 92 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.39% 1.99% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.70% 11.50% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 15
Median daily rate £310 £317 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £257 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
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
586 113 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.69% 17.28% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 55 40
Median daily rate £295 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £347 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 16 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +115.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 85 £310 -2.12% 4
Sunderland +2 7 - - 1
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Active Directory
2 49 (41.88%) HP
3 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
4 47 (40.17%) DNS
5 45 (38.46%) ITIL
6 42 (35.90%) SC Cleared
7 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 38 (32.48%) SQL
9 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
9 37 (31.62%) ITIL V3
10 36 (30.77%) VMware
11 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
11 35 (29.91%) Middleware
11 35 (29.91%) Oracle
12 34 (29.06%) Unix
12 34 (29.06%) High Availability
13 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (24.79%) Clustering
15 28 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (21.37%) Citrix
16 25 (21.37%) Cisco
16 25 (21.37%) IIS
16 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Clustering
17 24 (20.51%) AIX
17 24 (20.51%) Solaris
17 24 (20.51%) IBM
17 24 (20.51%) LAN
18 23 (19.66%) OpenView
18 23 (19.66%) Disaster Recovery

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 25 (21.37%) IIS
2 19 (16.24%) Apache
3 18 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 17 (14.53%) WebLogic
5 13 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (7.69%) JBoss
8 8 (6.84%) iPlanet
9 4 (3.42%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.85%) CMS
11 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (40.17%) DNS
2 24 (20.51%) LAN
3 21 (17.95%) WAN
4 19 (16.24%) DHCP
5 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 17 (14.53%) VPN
7 12 (10.26%) FTP
7 12 (10.26%) LDAP
8 10 (8.55%) SSH
9 9 (7.69%) BIG-IP
10 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.84%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (5.98%) SAN
12 6 (5.13%) Kerberos
12 6 (5.13%) Network Security
13 5 (4.27%) Wireless
14 4 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 3 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 3 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.71%) Military
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Wintel Support
5 10 (8.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Unix Support
8 7 (5.98%) Unix Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Linux Support
9 6 (5.13%) Server Support
9 6 (5.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) Middleware
2 9 (7.69%) ISPF
3 8 (6.84%) JSP
4 7 (5.98%) J2EE
5 3 (2.56%) Web Services
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Clustering
2 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.82%) HACMP
4 11 (9.40%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (9.40%) Mainframe
5 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.98%) CMDB
7 7 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.71%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.71%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.85%) IVR
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 34 (29.06%) Unix
3 24 (20.51%) AIX
3 24 (20.51%) Solaris
4 23 (19.66%) Windows Server
5 19 (16.24%) Linux
6 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.40%) zOS
8 9 (7.69%) MVS
8 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.84%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) ITIL
2 37 (31.62%) ITIL V3
3 34 (29.06%) High Availability
4 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
4 23 (19.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (17.95%) Six Sigma
6 18 (15.38%) Application Packaging
7 16 (13.68%) Load Balancing
7 16 (13.68%) Open Source
7 16 (13.68%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.82%) Service Management
8 15 (12.82%) Workflow
9 13 (11.11%) Content Management
9 13 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
9 13 (11.11%) Project Management
10 11 (9.40%) Change Management
10 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
11 10 (8.55%) Change Control
11 10 (8.55%) Validation
12 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) SQL
2 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.40%) JCL
3 11 (9.40%) REXX
4 9 (7.69%) Perl
5 8 (6.84%) Java
5 8 (6.84%) Korn
5 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.82%) IBM AIX Certification
5 9 (7.69%) CCNP
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 8 (6.84%) MCITP
6 8 (6.84%) MCP
6 8 (6.84%) MCTS
7 7 (5.98%) MCSE
8 3 (2.56%) CCNA
9 2 (1.71%) CCIE
9 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
2 8 (6.84%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (41.88%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 15 (12.82%) GPFS
5 9 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
5 9 (7.69%) vSphere
6 8 (6.84%) DFS Replication
7 7 (5.98%) NFS
7 7 (5.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.85%) KVM
9 1 (0.85%) RHEV
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (19.66%) OpenView
3 18 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (15.38%) Perfmon
4 12 (10.26%) HP SIM
5 9 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (6.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Control-M
8 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) HP
2 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (30.77%) VMware
4 35 (29.91%) Oracle
4 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
5 25 (21.37%) Cisco
5 25 (21.37%) Citrix
6 24 (20.51%) IBM
7 18 (15.38%) Lotus
8 12 (10.26%) F5
9 9 (7.69%) Veritas
10 8 (6.84%) BEA
10 8 (6.84%) BMC
10 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
10 8 (6.84%) ServiceNow
10 8 (6.84%) Sun
11 7 (5.98%) CA
12 5 (4.27%) Juniper
13 4 (3.42%) Cognos
13 4 (3.42%) Opsware
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