Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 56 86
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 -45
Contract jobs citing Firewall 61 113 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.04% 5.05% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.64% 16.87% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 83 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% - -4.20%
10th Percentile £268 £252 £284
90th Percentile £438 £380 £395
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +4.69% -1.54% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -23.64%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £18.43
% change year-on-year - +51.93% -32.98%

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 213 670 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.60% 29.94% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 454 135
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £320 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -31.40% +33.29%
10th Percentile £258 £206 £238
90th Percentile £538 £456 £655
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 68 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.24 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £15.00 £11.93
90th Percentile £32.15 £36.00 £41.73
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 43 (70.49%) Linux
2 41 (67.21%) WebLogic
2 41 (67.21%) Red Hat
3 39 (63.93%) Oracle
4 38 (62.30%) Unix
4 38 (62.30%) JBoss
5 30 (49.18%) DNS
6 29 (47.54%) Windows
6 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
6 29 (47.54%) High Availability
7 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
7 27 (44.26%) Cisco
8 26 (42.62%) AIX
8 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
9 25 (40.98%) Apache
9 25 (40.98%) Tomcat
9 25 (40.98%) HPUX
9 25 (40.98%) Solaris
9 25 (40.98%) Perl
9 25 (40.98%) Sun
9 25 (40.98%) iPlanet
9 25 (40.98%) Clustering
9 25 (40.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 25 (40.98%) Korn
9 25 (40.98%) F5
10 24 (39.34%) SUSE
10 24 (39.34%) J2EE
11 23 (37.70%) ITIL
11 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
12 21 (34.43%) LDAP

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 41 (67.21%) WebLogic
2 38 (62.30%) JBoss
3 25 (40.98%) Apache
3 25 (40.98%) iPlanet
3 25 (40.98%) Oracle Application Server
3 25 (40.98%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (11.48%) MQSeries
4 7 (11.48%) OpenStack
4 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (11.48%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) DNS
2 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (34.43%) LDAP
4 14 (22.95%) OpenLDAP
4 14 (22.95%) SSH
4 14 (22.95%) WAN
5 10 (16.39%) SAN
6 8 (13.11%) LAN
6 8 (13.11%) NAS
7 6 (9.84%) DHCP
7 6 (9.84%) FCoE
7 6 (9.84%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.92%) VLAN
9 3 (4.92%) Wireless
10 2 (3.28%) BIG-IP
10 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (3.28%) Internet
10 2 (3.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) AIX Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Information Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Information Risk Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Clustering
2 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Grid Computing
3 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) Unix
3 29 (47.54%) Windows
4 26 (42.62%) AIX
5 25 (40.98%) HPUX
5 25 (40.98%) Solaris
6 24 (39.34%) SUSE
7 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
9 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
10 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) High Availability
2 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Network Design
8 3 (4.92%) Runbook
8 3 (4.92%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Korn
1 25 (40.98%) Perl
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.75%) C-shell
5 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) CCSA
5 2 (3.28%) CCSE
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
5 2 (3.28%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.64%) CCIP
6 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.64%) CISA
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) NFS
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (14.75%) KVM
5 9 (14.75%) Samba
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.92%) XenServer
8 2 (3.28%) Xen
9 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) OpenView
2 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.64%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Red Hat
2 39 (63.93%) Oracle
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco
4 25 (40.98%) F5
4 25 (40.98%) Sun
5 19 (31.15%) HP
6 15 (24.59%) VMware
7 11 (18.03%) PlateSpin
7 11 (18.03%) Veritas
8 7 (11.48%) Cognos
8 7 (11.48%) Opsware
9 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.92%) Borland
10 3 (4.92%) Citrix
10 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.92%) Juniper
10 3 (4.92%) TippingPoint
11 2 (3.28%) Aruba
11 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.28%) Riverbed