Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.72% 1.95% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 12.50% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 36
Cambridge median daily rate £208 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.62% -2.03% +13.85%
10th Percentile £168 £330 £225
90th Percentile £347 £494 £449
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £306 £363 £373
% change year-on-year -15.52% -2.68% +14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £16.18 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 - £23.50

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 96 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.64% 15.58% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 21 73
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £180 £325 £189
90th Percentile £408 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £39.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +21.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +44.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) NHS
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp