The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.75% 3.88% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.49% 29.49% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 17
Median daily rate £370 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £444 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% +95.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 £35.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.64% +48.42%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 78 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.27% 13.15% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 54
Median daily rate £290 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £337 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 26
Median hourly rate £19.38 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.93% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £37.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge -1 10 £195 -44.21% 4
Peterborough +9 9 £375 - 2
Huntingdon - 2 £495 - 6
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (51.35%) WAN
2 18 (48.65%) LAN
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco
3 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) VoIP
7 8 (21.62%) DHCP
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Wireless
7 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.51%) CCNP
9 5 (13.51%) CCNA
9 5 (13.51%) Information Security
10 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.81%) BCP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) WAN
2 18 (48.65%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (27.03%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) DHCP
5 8 (21.62%) VoIP
5 8 (21.62%) Wireless
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.11%) Internet
8 3 (8.11%) Network Security
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) PuTTY
9 2 (5.41%) WLAN
10 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Voice Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.41%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) BCP
5 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Information Governance
6 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.11%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) GAMP
3 1 (2.70%) GxP
3 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) Snort
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (8.11%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Apple
4 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Aruba
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Peregrine
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Qualys
7 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.70%) Temenos
7 1 (2.70%) Tufin
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
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