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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.24% 1.26% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.54% 16.67% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£290 £533 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +52.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £467 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £599 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.21 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.22%
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
71 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.83% 7.54% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 29
Average daily rate £225 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £615 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 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 1 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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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 10 £285 - 2
Gatwick - 2 - -
Horsham 0 1 £203 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) MCSE
5 17 (50.00%) ITIL
5 17 (50.00%) CCNA
5 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (50.00%) Wireless
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco
7 14 (41.18%) MCP
7 14 (41.18%) MS Office
8 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) SAN
9 11 (32.35%) MPLS
9 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
10 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (29.41%) Nessus
10 10 (29.41%) CEH
10 10 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (29.41%) Qualys
10 10 (29.41%) SCCM
10 10 (29.41%) McAfee
10 10 (29.41%) CISSP
10 10 (29.41%) IIS
10 10 (29.41%) MS Visio
11 9 (26.47%) VPN
11 9 (26.47%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
2 10 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Wireless
2 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) SAN
3 11 (32.35%) MPLS
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) LAN
5 8 (23.53%) VLAN
6 7 (20.59%) WAN
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
9 4 (11.76%) WLAN
9 4 (11.76%) Internet
9 4 (11.76%) ADSL
10 3 (8.82%) DHCP
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
10 3 (8.82%) DMZ
11 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Network Architect
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.76%) Network Management
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Logistics
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (52.94%) MCSE
4 17 (50.00%) CCNA
5 14 (41.18%) MCP
6 10 (29.41%) CEH
6 10 (29.41%) CISSP
7 9 (26.47%) CCNP
8 5 (14.71%) CCIE
9 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.94%) MCSA
10 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Nessus
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
3 10 (29.41%) McAfee
3 10 (29.41%) Qualys
4 8 (23.53%) Juniper
5 7 (20.59%) Avaya
6 6 (17.65%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) ProCurve
7 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
8 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
9 2 (5.88%) F5
10 1 (2.94%) NetApp
10 1 (2.94%) Aruba
10 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.94%) BT