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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 43 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.40% 3.01% 7.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.70% 19.48% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 15
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £320 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
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
106 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.68% 15.43% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 53
Median daily rate £365 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.90 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £28.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 12 £425 +17.24% 1
Gatwick - 4 £365 -
Worthing - 2 £325 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 18 (43.90%) Windows
1 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) Information Security
5 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
5 12 (29.27%) CISSP
6 11 (26.83%) LAN
6 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (21.95%) SAN
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
8 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
9 8 (19.51%) Change Control
9 8 (19.51%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (19.51%) PKI
9 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
9 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
9 8 (19.51%) Juniper
9 8 (19.51%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.07%) Intel Security
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.07%) Migration

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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) WAN
2 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) SAN
5 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
6 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
7 4 (9.76%) 3G
7 4 (9.76%) BGP
7 4 (9.76%) DDNS
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) DSL
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
7 4 (9.76%) ISDN
7 4 (9.76%) MPLS
7 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 4 (9.76%) SSL
7 4 (9.76%) TACACS
7 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Lync Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.51%) PKI
3 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Information Security
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Change Control
3 8 (19.51%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.07%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Information Management
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.76%) ISMS
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Operations Management
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Security Auditing
5 4 (9.76%) Security Management
5 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CISSP
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CISA
4 4 (9.76%) CRISC
4 4 (9.76%) SANS
4 4 (9.76%) SSCP
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.44%) PMP
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (14.63%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) BitLocker
3 4 (9.76%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) AirWatch
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) WSUS
3 2 (4.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) HP
3 8 (19.51%) Juniper
3 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
4 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
4 7 (17.07%) Intel Security
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) Meraki
7 4 (9.76%) 3Com
7 4 (9.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) Qualys
7 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
7 4 (9.76%) Splunk
8 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.88%) Apple
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint