The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% - 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.31% 12.12% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £500 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £141 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £345 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (40.00%) Juniper
1 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
4 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 9 (30.00%) MySQL
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Unix
6 7 (23.33%) IBM
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) AIX
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (23.33%) Python
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) DB2
6 7 (23.33%) Ant
6 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
6 7 (23.33%) Drupal
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Magento

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (23.33%) Drupal
1 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VPN
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.33%) DMZ
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) IPsec
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) DB2
2 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Ant
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (23.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Unix Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (23.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
1 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
1 7 (23.33%) Software Delivery
1 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) PHP
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (16.67%) PMP
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCTS
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSA
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Ansible
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (40.00%) Juniper
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) hybris
3 7 (23.33%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas