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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 40 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.72% 3.20% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 15.63% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Average daily rate £450 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £182 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
59 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.72% 20.47% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 27
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +132.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £481 - 2
Worthing +1 2 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) CCNA
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) SMTP
5 9 (39.13%) DHCP
5 9 (39.13%) FTP
5 9 (39.13%) CCENT
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) SNMP
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) IPsec
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (26.09%) VLAN
8 6 (26.09%) Aruba
9 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
9 5 (21.74%) HSRP
9 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) DHCP
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) FTP
2 9 (39.13%) SMTP
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (26.09%) IPsec
5 6 (26.09%) SNMP
5 6 (26.09%) VLAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (21.74%) HSRP
6 5 (21.74%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Check Point Support
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall Support
3 4 (17.39%) Network Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) Guice
2 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) Sensu
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNA
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCENT
3 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) CCSE
5 4 (17.39%) CCSA
5 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.35%) CISMP
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Aruba
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.70%) CommVault
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Qualys
7 2 (8.70%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) Google
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec