Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 November 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 31 53
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 +29
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 62 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.14% 7.19% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.71% 28.70% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 89
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £395 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.80% +2.31% -
10th Percentile £253 £283 £248
90th Percentile £509 £438 £350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £370 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +10.45% +4.69% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 107 216 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.65% 25.06% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 185 473
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £341 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.74% +6.41% -30.17%
10th Percentile £232 £239 £206
90th Percentile £515 £538 £457
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +10.21% +6.33% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 70
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.00 £21.24 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.70% -24.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £10.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £32.15 £36.09
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.50 £15.80 £28.00
% change year-on-year +80.38% -43.57% +16.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
1 20 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (54.29%) HP
3 16 (45.71%) WAN
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Service Management
6 13 (37.14%) Juniper
7 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
7 12 (34.29%) McAfee
7 12 (34.29%) F5
8 11 (31.43%) Network Security
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (28.57%) Decision-Making
10 9 (25.71%) VLAN
10 9 (25.71%) Cryptography
10 9 (25.71%) ITSM
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Python
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
11 8 (22.86%) Nagios

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (20.00%) Confluence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) WAN
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
3 11 (31.43%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (25.71%) VLAN
6 6 (17.14%) HTTP
6 6 (17.14%) HTTPS
6 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (17.14%) NAS
6 6 (17.14%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
7 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) OSPF
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
1 7 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Support
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) YAML
2 7 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) MVS
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) VME
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
1 20 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (40.00%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 10 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (25.71%) Cryptography
4 9 (25.71%) ITSM
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
5 8 (22.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Network Management
6 7 (20.00%) Proactive Management
6 7 (20.00%) Release Automation
6 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) CCDP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) GCED
5 1 (2.86%) GCIA
5 1 (2.86%) GIAC
5 1 (2.86%) GSEC
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Nagios
1 8 (22.86%) ZABBIX
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
3 6 (17.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) Nessus
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) HP
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) Juniper
4 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) F5
4 12 (34.29%) McAfee
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 4 (11.43%) Remedy
9 2 (5.71%) BT
9 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) Qualys
9 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.86%) Aruba
10 1 (2.86%) EMC
10 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.86%) Meraki
10 1 (2.86%) ProCurve