The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 27 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
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 9 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 6.62% 11.11% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 55.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
Median daily rate £395 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year - +45.05%  

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 Crawley with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 33 38 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 24.26% 20.11% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 11
Median daily rate £395 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £371 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Crawley

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (64.71%) LAN
1 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (47.06%) VLAN
4 8 (47.06%) CCNP
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 7 (41.18%) BBC
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) CCIE
5 7 (41.18%) CCDP
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
5 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
5 7 (41.18%) Network Design
5 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
5 7 (41.18%) F5
5 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
5 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
5 7 (41.18%) Virgin Media
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) LAN
1 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) MPLS
2 8 (47.06%) VLAN
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) NetScaler
3 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) IPv4
6 1 (5.88%) IPv6
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) BBC
2 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) VyOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCDP
2 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
3 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
3 7 (41.18%) Virgin Media
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (5.88%) VMware