The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 0.88% 1.27% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£585 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -1.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.96% 11.39% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate £550 £380 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +114.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Uxbridge region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Uxbridge region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) NetWare
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Novell
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (60.00%) NetWare
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (20.00%) GCP
1 1 (20.00%) GMP
1 1 (20.00%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Novell
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Aveksa
2 1 (20.00%) Varonis