The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 30 March 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.35% 1.95% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 30.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.63% -25.00%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 20 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.83% 6.49% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Median daily rate £275 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £338 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in East Sussex

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in East Sussex

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Unix

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper