Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 63 69
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.71% 2.49% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.79% 13.06% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £351 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -1.82% -7.74%
10th Percentile £256 £252 £335
90th Percentile £518 £395 £466
East of England median daily rate £394 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +9.00% +3.21% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.18 -
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £24.50 £29.56
% change year-on-year -55.10% -17.10% +28.85%

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 202 268 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.84% 19.09% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 115 39
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £369 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £180 £204
90th Percentile £479 £473 £490
East of England median daily rate £400 £369 £360
% change year-on-year +8.47% +2.43% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 56 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £19.60 £16.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £49.10 £49.75 £60.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% -22.22% +22.03%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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
Cambridge +16 25 £446 +52.56% 14
Peterborough +13 10 £313 -18.03% 12
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (45.24%) DNS
3 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
4 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (40.48%) LAMP
5 17 (40.48%) Red Hat
5 17 (40.48%) DevOps
5 17 (40.48%) Docker
5 17 (40.48%) Kubernetes
6 15 (35.71%) NetApp
6 15 (35.71%) VMware
7 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 12 (28.57%) Puppet
8 12 (28.57%) OpenStack
8 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 12 (28.57%) Salt
8 12 (28.57%) Vagrant
8 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (28.57%) Ansible
8 12 (28.57%) Terraform
8 12 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
8 12 (28.57%) Ruby
8 12 (28.57%) PKI
8 12 (28.57%) Hadoop
8 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (28.57%) CentOS
8 12 (28.57%) ZABBIX

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 12 (28.57%) Apache
1 12 (28.57%) nginx
1 12 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) Unicast
2 9 (21.43%) VPN
3 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) HTTP
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (14.29%) Wireless
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security
5 5 (11.90%) VoIP
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.14%) Internet
6 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.76%) BGP
7 2 (4.76%) Intranet
7 2 (4.76%) L2TP
7 2 (4.76%) OpenVPN
7 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 12 (28.57%) MySQL
4 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 12 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Python Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) LAMP
2 12 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) PKI
2 6 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) CentOS
3 8 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 8 (19.05%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 6 (14.29%) Information Security
3 5 (11.90%) DRM
3 5 (11.90%) High Availability
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Antivirus Management
4 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
1 12 (28.57%) Python
1 12 (28.57%) Ruby
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) GIAC
4 3 (7.14%) GISP
4 3 (7.14%) OSCP
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Docker
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Kubernetes
2 12 (28.57%) Ansible
2 12 (28.57%) Nagios
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (28.57%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Salt
2 12 (28.57%) Terraform
2 12 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
4 3 (7.14%) vMotion
5 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.76%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
2 17 (40.48%) Red Hat
3 15 (35.71%) NetApp
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (4.76%) Aruba
8 2 (4.76%) Exinda
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) ShoreTel
9 1 (2.38%) Arista
9 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks