The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Firewall Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Support
Rank 651 619 606
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Support 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £313 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.92% +131.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £194 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £358 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £250 £135
% change year-on-year
+49.90% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Firewall Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Firewall Support in the job title.

Firewall Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Support
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK.

Firewall Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK.

Firewall Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Support
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -26 5 £375 +19.92% 2
South East -14 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
South Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Sheffield -19 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 £400 -
Telford - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 -

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Firewall Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Firewall Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
1 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
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