Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.56% 3.69% 5.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 10.87% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Newbury median daily rate £356 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +31.85% -0.62%
10th Percentile £311 £463 £300
90th Percentile £407 £488 £444
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £350
% change year-on-year +1.49% +19.64% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% +122.86%

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 Newbury with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 62 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 19.38% 33.95% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 27
Newbury median daily rate £406 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.73% -31.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £220 £275 £296
90th Percentile £634 £475 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Newbury median hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% -37.18% -
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.13 £19.25
90th Percentile £14.25 £39.00 £19.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Newbury

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Newbury

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Newbury

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 Newbury region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) vRealize
2 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Replication

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Expert
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) API Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vRealize
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun