Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -27 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 146 187 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.11% 3.62% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.65% 23.49% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 109 157
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £208 £245 £206
90th Percentile £519 £525 £500
England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 26
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +68.42% +7.95%
10th Percentile £13.51 £28.43 £20.00
90th Percentile £25.75 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.36 £23.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +5.91% -3.16% +18.75%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 877 796 1063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.65% 15.41% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 460 551
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £163 £212 £184
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 59 124
East of England median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.93% +55.44% -3.50%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.75 £10.74
90th Percentile £45.10 £46.36 £44.59
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +10.93%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Cambridgeshire +21 50 £370 -10.30% 4
Hertfordshire -8 46 £375 - 10
Essex -42 16 £325 +18.18% 3
Bedfordshire -15 13 £420 +34.40%
Suffolk +8 11 £490 -2.00% 1
Norfolk -8 10 £375 +11.94% 13
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 72 (49.32%) Cisco
2 52 (35.62%) LAN
3 49 (33.56%) WAN
3 49 (33.56%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
5 37 (25.34%) Windows
6 35 (23.97%) CCNP
7 33 (22.60%) VMware
8 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
8 31 (21.23%) Data Centre
9 29 (19.86%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
11 27 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (17.81%) Windows Server
13 25 (17.12%) F5
14 24 (16.44%) CCIE
15 23 (15.75%) ITIL
16 22 (15.07%) VoIP
16 22 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (14.38%) VPN
17 21 (14.38%) Juniper
18 20 (13.70%) Citrix
19 19 (13.01%) SQL
19 19 (13.01%) Wireless
19 19 (13.01%) High Availability
19 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
20 18 (12.33%) DNS
21 17 (11.64%) Linux
21 17 (11.64%) Information Security
21 17 (11.64%) Finance

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (7.53%) Apache
2 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.74%) JBoss
6 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Office 365
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) SaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.05%) IaaS
5 2 (1.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.62%) LAN
2 49 (33.56%) WAN
3 29 (19.86%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (15.07%) VoIP
4 22 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (14.38%) VPN
6 19 (13.01%) Wireless
7 18 (12.33%) DNS
8 15 (10.27%) DHCP
9 14 (9.59%) SSL
9 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
10 13 (8.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (8.90%) Internet
11 12 (8.22%) Network Security
12 11 (7.53%) SAN
13 10 (6.85%) BGP
14 8 (5.48%) EIGRP
14 8 (5.48%) MPLS
14 8 (5.48%) OSPF
14 8 (5.48%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (11.64%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.42%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Local Government
5 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (19.86%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.33%) Architect
3 16 (10.96%) Analyst
4 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Network Specialist
6 10 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Consultant
7 9 (6.16%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Voice Specialist
8 8 (5.48%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Administrator
11 5 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.48%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (4.11%) Middleware
3 4 (2.74%) Java EE
4 3 (2.05%) CSS
4 3 (2.05%) HTML
4 3 (2.05%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.37%) LAMP
5 2 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) JSF
6 1 (0.68%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.23%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.59%) Clustering
3 11 (7.53%) Private Cloud
4 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) AS400
6 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.74%) LPAR
7 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) CCTV
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 26 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.64%) Linux
4 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.11%) Unix
7 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) High Availability
3 17 (11.64%) Information Security
4 16 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (9.59%) Migration
6 11 (7.53%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.85%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.48%) SIEM
8 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.79%) Project Management
10 6 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (4.11%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.11%) Network Design
10 6 (4.11%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) SQL
2 12 (8.22%) Java
2 12 (8.22%) Perl
2 12 (8.22%) Python
3 9 (6.16%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.48%) Ruby
5 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.37%) C
6 2 (1.37%) C#
6 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (33.56%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.97%) CCNP
3 24 (16.44%) CCIE
4 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.22%) CCSE
5 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.53%) CCNA
7 10 (6.85%) Degree
8 8 (5.48%) CCSA
9 5 (3.42%) CCDP
9 5 (3.42%) CISSP
9 5 (3.42%) RHCE
10 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.37%) CISA
11 2 (1.37%) CISM
11 2 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.37%) HP APS
11 2 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) SLA
2 10 (6.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.11%) GDPR
3 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.05%) GPG13
4 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.68%) COBIT
6 1 (0.68%) GAMP
6 1 (0.68%) GxP
6 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 28 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.37%) XenApp
6 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) Docker
7 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
7 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.68%) Snort
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.48%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.48%) Puppet
3 5 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.42%) Salt
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.05%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.37%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (49.32%) Cisco
2 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.60%) VMware
4 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
5 25 (17.12%) F5
6 21 (14.38%) Juniper
7 20 (13.70%) Citrix
8 13 (8.90%) Blue Coat
8 13 (8.90%) Palo Alto
9 12 (8.22%) HP
10 9 (6.16%) Nokia
11 8 (5.48%) McAfee
12 7 (4.79%) Dell
12 7 (4.79%) Symantec
13 6 (4.11%) Apple
13 6 (4.11%) Computacenter
13 6 (4.11%) CyberArk
13 6 (4.11%) Mitel
13 6 (4.11%) Oracle
14 5 (3.42%) FireEye
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £575 per day
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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
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