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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.96% 7.29% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 34.25% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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
75 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.42% 21.28% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £50 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £27.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -46.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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
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 6 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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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 -18 3 £450 +28.57% 3
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) CCIE
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Database Security
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) 3Com
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro