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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / West Sussex
Rank 40 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.32% 0.76% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 6.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Median daily rate £374 £544 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.26% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £519 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £569 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.43%

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
66 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.31% 11.43% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 29
Median daily rate £368 £408 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +38.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Crawley +17 6 £325 -40.22%
Gatwick +3 2 £374 -
East Grinstead - 1 £400 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
4 6 (27.27%) Network Design
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (22.73%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) SSL
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
4 3 (13.64%) ADSL
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) 4G
5 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.09%) ISDN
5 2 (9.09%) Junos
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) Redis
1 2 (9.09%) Riak
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Google Maps API
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCIE
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (9.09%) CCSP
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 5 (22.73%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.64%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
6 2 (9.09%) Samsung
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (4.55%) EPiServer