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 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.69% 5.67% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 16.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £210 - £310
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 £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 50 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 20.34% 35.46% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £350 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -11.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -  
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 Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 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 23 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint