Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 40 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.81% 1.33% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.39% 10.42% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 39
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £293 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -4.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £190 £335 £225
90th Percentile £394 £466 £463
East of England median daily rate £360 £340 £381
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.82% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 - £23.50
10th Percentile £13.60 - £22.23
90th Percentile £23.95 - £27.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.15 £29.56 £23.50
% change year-on-year -41.96% +25.77% -14.55%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 144 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.52% 12.77% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 37 91
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +15.87%
10th Percentile £171 £210 £185
90th Percentile £438 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 51
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +42.57%
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £64.00 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough 0 16 £370 - 3
Cambridge 0 13 £208 -41.82% 5
Huntingdon - 7 £351 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) WAN
3 21 (52.50%) LAN
4 15 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (37.50%) Wireless
5 14 (35.00%) VoIP
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 9 (22.50%) CCNA
8 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (22.50%) Private Cloud
9 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (20.00%) HP
10 7 (17.50%) Unified Communications
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) Information Security
12 5 (12.50%) SAN
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.00%) Information Governance
13 4 (10.00%) FortiGate

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) LAN
3 15 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (37.50%) Wireless
4 14 (35.00%) VoIP
5 9 (22.50%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) Unified Communications
7 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 4 (10.00%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.50%) SNMP
10 2 (5.00%) Network Security
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (2.50%) DNS
11 1 (2.50%) VLAN
11 1 (2.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Network Specialist
2 9 (22.50%) Voice Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) HP Storage
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.00%) Information Security
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 4 (10.00%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (10.00%) Proactive Management
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) BCP
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Java
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) arcserve
3 4 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) AlgoSec
4 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (5.00%) Tufin
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds