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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.43% 2.02% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.67% 27.59% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£255 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £450 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £559 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.21 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
61 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.43% 7.30% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 30
Average daily rate £256 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £601 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 6 £220 -53.68% 3
Gatwick - 2 - -
Horsham +1 1 £203 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (60.00%) Linux
5 18 (60.00%) MCSE
6 17 (56.67%) ITIL
6 17 (56.67%) CCNA
6 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
7 14 (46.67%) MCP
7 14 (46.67%) MS Office
7 14 (46.67%) Wireless
8 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (40.00%) Cisco
10 11 (36.67%) SAN
10 11 (36.67%) MPLS
10 11 (36.67%) SQL
10 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
11 10 (33.33%) Nessus
11 10 (33.33%) CEH
11 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (33.33%) Qualys
11 10 (33.33%) SCCM
11 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (33.33%) Coaching
11 10 (33.33%) IIS
11 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
11 10 (33.33%) McAfee
11 10 (33.33%) CISSP
12 9 (30.00%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Wireless
2 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (36.67%) SAN
3 11 (36.67%) MPLS
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
7 4 (13.33%) ADSL
7 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
8 3 (10.00%) DHCP
8 3 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (6.67%) OSPF
9 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.67%) SNMP
9 2 (6.67%) PBX
9 2 (6.67%) VoIP
9 2 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Network Management
6 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Line Management
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
8 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.33%) Logistics
8 1 (3.33%) Network Design
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (60.00%) MCSE
4 17 (56.67%) CCNA
5 14 (46.67%) MCP
6 10 (33.33%) CEH
6 10 (33.33%) CISSP
7 6 (20.00%) CCNP
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.33%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Nessus
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Qualys
3 10 (33.33%) McAfee
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 5 (16.67%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) F5
9 1 (3.33%) Aruba
9 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp