The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 22 June 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.44% 2.31% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 16.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £453 £500 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.50% +116.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £540 £246
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 £35.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.64% +48.42%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 9 25 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 10.00% 14.45% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 9
Median daily rate £390 £438 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.85% +136.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +262.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Middlesex

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Check Point Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
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