Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 20 January 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.55% 4.41% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 14.71% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Guildford median daily rate £300 £341 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.09% -14.69% -6.98%
10th Percentile £213 £325 £238
90th Percentile £420 £399 £450
Surrey median daily rate £456 £385 £418
% change year-on-year +18.51% -7.89% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +117.50% - +10.34%

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 57 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 28.79% 29.96% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 30
Guildford median daily rate £230 £341 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +1.11% +6.72%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £212
90th Percentile £638 £490 £440
Surrey median daily rate £400 £380 £373
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.01% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -50.00% +144.27%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.59 £22.08
90th Percentile £21.91 £43.50 £43.25
Surrey median hourly rate £15.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.56% - +128.57%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Guildford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Guildford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Guildford over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Guildford

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) ISMS
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) DameWare
2 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec