Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 60 51
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 42 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.08% 4.05% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 21.88% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 50
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £625 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.57% +6.35% -17.10%
10th Percentile £229 £263 £223
90th Percentile £638 £420 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £595 £330 £315
% change year-on-year +80.30% +4.76% -23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £17.75 £16.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.47% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £17.75 £16.99
% change year-on-year - +4.47% -

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 200 192 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.67% 18.50% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 126 285
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £320 £351 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.83% +17.08% -11.62%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £211
90th Percentile £526 £528 £469
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £317 £348 £300
% change year-on-year -8.71% +15.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +42.86% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.23 £17.38 £16.99
90th Percentile £44.50 £55.13 £36.91
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.25% +42.86% +86.67%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Product Management
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (36.36%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) SFIA
4 4 (36.36%) Contract Management
4 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
4 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) VPN

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Contract Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Product Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (36.36%) SFIA
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Korn
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CCDP
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 1 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Advent
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle