Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.09% 6.20% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 34.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 2
Middlesex median daily rate £460 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% -12.20%
10th Percentile £355 £344 £425
90th Percentile £560 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.13
% change year-on-year +15.38% +46.89% +16.45%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.58% 18.03% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 17
Middlesex median daily rate £358 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £204 £309 £310
90th Percentile £567 £526 £570
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Middlesex median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Middlesex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Gluster
3 1 (12.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Lumension
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Trustwave