The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 19 9 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 0.96% 6.25% 17.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 42.86% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £225 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -17.50%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 14 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 9.62% 14.58% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 19
Median daily rate £255 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Maidenhead

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Maidenhead

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 26 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) CISSP
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (10.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) 2G
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) LTE
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (10.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (30.00%) vMotion
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Nessus
3 1 (10.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (10.00%) Nmap
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Snow
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk