The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.56% 2.44% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -27.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.88% 15.85% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £210 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £425 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.86 £35.00 £13.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.84% +164.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
Hertfordshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CTI
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) JTAPI
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (33.33%) Verint
3 2 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) CTI
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
Watford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 10 days ago