The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.37% 7.69% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 35.53% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
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£363 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -11.95%
Firewall
South 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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 76 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.99% 21.65% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 20
Average daily rate £363 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -12 8 £406 +20.37% 8
Horsham -4 2 £170 -16.04%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) CCSE
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) CCENT
8 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (23.53%) FTP
8 4 (23.53%) SMTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) DHCP
5 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) IPsec
6 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) FTP
6 4 (23.53%) SMTP
6 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) SNMP
8 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (11.76%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCSE
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) CCENT
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Aruba
7 2 (11.76%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) 3Com
7 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (11.76%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Remedy
8 1 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
8 1 (5.88%) Qualys
8 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) Imperva
8 1 (5.88%) Meraki
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