Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.58% 6.17% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.49% 15.46% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Guildford median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% +15.67%
10th Percentile £263 £380 £290
90th Percentile £514 £514 £425
Surrey median daily rate £454 £450 £383
% change year-on-year +0.83% +17.65% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Guildford median hourly rate - £23.00 -
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.57% +31.43% -7.89%

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 51 97 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 21.89% 39.92% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 45
Guildford median daily rate £386 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +15.38% -2.99%
10th Percentile £139 £215 £258
90th Percentile £625 £450 £415
Surrey median daily rate £376 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -5.94% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Guildford median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £24.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% -7.90% +84.98%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.81 £14.26
90th Percentile £15.50 £48.75 £36.18
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -26.00% +36.99% +5.80%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Law
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) nginx
4 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE Security
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

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 4 (30.77%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) ISDN
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
1 3 (23.08%) ISMS
1 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE Security
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.69%) DameWare
3 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
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