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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.91% 1.42% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.38% 8.16% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £307 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £354 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.86 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
321 147 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.71% 17.38% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 84 47
Median daily rate £330 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 September 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 27 September 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 +11 53 £328 +0.76% 3
Sunderland +1 4 - -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 85 (56.67%) Windows
2 67 (44.67%) Security Cleared
3 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
4 62 (41.33%) HP
4 62 (41.33%) ITIL
5 60 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 59 (39.33%) Oracle
7 56 (37.33%) DNS
8 55 (36.67%) Clustering
9 52 (34.67%) High Availability
10 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
11 49 (32.67%) Unix
12 48 (32.00%) Cisco
13 47 (31.33%) Linux
13 47 (31.33%) SQL Server
14 46 (30.67%) SQL
15 45 (30.00%) Apache
15 45 (30.00%) TCP/IP
16 43 (28.67%) Red Hat
17 40 (26.67%) Load Balancing
18 39 (26.00%) WebLogic
18 39 (26.00%) Windows Server
19 38 (25.33%) VMware
20 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (24.00%) Middleware
20 36 (24.00%) F5
21 34 (22.67%) PowerShell
22 33 (22.00%) Solaris
23 32 (21.33%) Sun
23 32 (21.33%) iPlanet

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 45 (30.00%) Apache
2 39 (26.00%) WebLogic
3 32 (21.33%) iPlanet
4 30 (20.00%) JBoss
5 28 (18.67%) IIS
6 25 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 24 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 20 (13.33%) IBM Notes
9 13 (8.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.67%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.67%) CMS
13 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.00%) Office 365
2 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.33%) DNS
2 45 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (14.00%) DHCP
4 14 (9.33%) SAN
5 13 (8.67%) Kerberos
6 12 (8.00%) FTP
7 10 (6.67%) LAN
7 10 (6.67%) LDAP
7 10 (6.67%) NAS
8 9 (6.00%) BIG-IP
8 9 (6.00%) HTTP
8 9 (6.00%) SSH
8 9 (6.00%) WAN
9 8 (5.33%) VPN
10 7 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.67%) HTTPS
10 7 (4.67%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.00%) Network Security
11 6 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) MSI
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (15.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (9.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 13 (8.67%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.67%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (8.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (8.67%) Wintel Support
4 12 (8.00%) Administrator
4 12 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 9 (6.00%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.33%) Unix Support
7 7 (4.67%) Solaris Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Unix Support Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.00%) Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Linux Support
8 6 (4.00%) Server Support
8 6 (4.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.00%) Middleware
2 31 (20.67%) J2EE
3 9 (6.00%) ISPF
4 8 (5.33%) JSP
5 3 (2.00%) Web Services
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (36.67%) Clustering
2 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.00%) CMDB
7 7 (4.67%) HACMP
8 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.00%) HP Storage
9 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.33%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (56.67%) Windows
2 49 (32.67%) Unix
3 47 (31.33%) Linux
4 39 (26.00%) Windows Server
5 33 (22.00%) Solaris
6 26 (17.33%) AIX
7 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.00%) zOS
10 10 (6.67%) HPUX
11 9 (6.00%) MVS
11 9 (6.00%) SUSE
12 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (4.00%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) ITIL
2 52 (34.67%) High Availability
3 40 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 30 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 20 (13.33%) Application Packaging
6 18 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 18 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 17 (11.33%) Migration
8 14 (9.33%) Change Management
8 14 (9.33%) Incident Management
8 14 (9.33%) Project Management
9 13 (8.67%) Content Management
9 13 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.00%) Six Sigma
11 11 (7.33%) Change Control
12 10 (6.67%) CRM
13 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.00%) QMS
13 9 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) SQL
2 34 (22.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.00%) JCL
3 12 (8.00%) REXX
4 9 (6.00%) Java
5 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.67%) Perl
7 6 (4.00%) Korn
7 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.00%) Python
8 5 (3.33%) Jython
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (44.67%) Security Cleared
2 60 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.33%) MCITP
4 8 (5.33%) MCP
4 8 (5.33%) MCSE
4 8 (5.33%) MCTS
5 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.67%) IBM AIX Certification
6 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.67%) CCNP
7 4 (2.67%) Degree
8 3 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.33%) CEH
9 2 (1.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) CCDP
10 1 (0.67%) CCNA
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) SLA
2 8 (5.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 30 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 17 (11.33%) DFS Replication
5 9 (6.00%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (5.33%) vSphere
7 7 (4.67%) GPFS
8 6 (4.00%) NFS
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.67%) KVM
11 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (16.67%) OpenView
3 22 (14.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (13.33%) Perfmon
5 14 (9.33%) HP SIM
6 10 (6.67%) NetBackup
7 8 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (4.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (4.00%) Control-M
9 6 (4.00%) Puppet
10 5 (3.33%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.33%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.00%) SCCM
12 2 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.33%) WSUS
13 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (41.33%) HP
2 59 (39.33%) Oracle
3 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (32.00%) Cisco
5 43 (28.67%) Red Hat
6 38 (25.33%) VMware
7 36 (24.00%) F5
8 32 (21.33%) Sun
8 32 (21.33%) Veritas
9 28 (18.67%) Citrix
10 20 (13.33%) Lotus
11 19 (12.67%) IBM
12 13 (8.67%) BMC
12 13 (8.67%) CA
13 9 (6.00%) ServiceNow
14 8 (5.33%) BEA
15 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.33%) Dell
16 5 (3.33%) Juniper
17 4 (2.67%) Cognos
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