Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -26 +26 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 55 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.08% 6.56% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 26.07% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £385 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.76% -7.20%
10th Percentile £256 £305 £217
90th Percentile £638 £438 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £330 £315
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.76% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £17.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.61% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £17.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -36.61% -

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 180 211 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.80% 25.18% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 170 451
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £325 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £227 £208 £205
90th Percentile £475 £529 £428
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 65
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.25 £27.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -3.57% +30.23%
10th Percentile £11.58 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £42.90 £36.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £21.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.63% -22.32% +30.23%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco
4 16 (57.14%) HP
5 14 (50.00%) LAN
5 14 (50.00%) Network Security
6 13 (46.43%) Juniper
7 12 (42.86%) McAfee
7 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (42.86%) Service Management
7 12 (42.86%) F5
8 11 (39.29%) Decision-Making
9 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
10 9 (32.14%) Cryptography
11 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (25.00%) Proactive Management
12 7 (25.00%) Escalation Management
12 7 (25.00%) Network Management
12 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) LAN
2 14 (50.00%) Network Security
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) HTTP
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
5 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.71%) NAS
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Support
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) MVS
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) VME
5 1 (3.57%) VMS
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Service Management
3 11 (39.29%) Decision-Making
4 10 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (32.14%) Cryptography
6 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.00%) Escalation Management
7 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (25.00%) Network Management
7 7 (25.00%) Proactive Management
8 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
9 5 (17.86%) Network Design
9 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
9 5 (17.86%) Time Management
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) ITSM
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) CCDP
5 4 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) CISM
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) GCED
8 1 (3.57%) GCIA
8 1 (3.57%) GIAC
8 1 (3.57%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) HP
3 13 (46.43%) Juniper
4 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 12 (42.86%) F5
4 12 (42.86%) McAfee
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) Qualys
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.57%) Meraki
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.57%) VMware