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 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 82 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.74% 6.18% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.75% 15.10% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 8
Median daily rate £339 £315 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -0.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £221 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% -  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 80 543 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.46% 40.92% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 343 45
Median daily rate £350 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £423 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.18 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (80.95%) Cisco
1 34 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 31 (73.81%) F5
3 28 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) WAN
4 27 (64.29%) ITIL
5 26 (61.90%) LAN
6 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
7 23 (54.76%) Wireless
7 23 (54.76%) CCNP
7 23 (54.76%) HP
7 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (54.76%) Juniper
7 23 (54.76%) Fortinet
7 23 (54.76%) FortiGate
8 22 (52.38%) Riverbed
9 20 (47.62%) JNCIA
9 20 (47.62%) Service Management
9 20 (47.62%) CCIE
10 19 (45.24%) ITSM
10 19 (45.24%) CCIP
10 19 (45.24%) CCDP
10 19 (45.24%) JNCIE
10 19 (45.24%) CCSA
10 19 (45.24%) CCSE
11 15 (35.71%) Network Design
12 14 (33.33%) BIG-IP
13 12 (28.57%) HP ASE
13 12 (28.57%) HP MASE
13 12 (28.57%) High Availability

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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 9 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) iPlanet
1 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) WAN
2 26 (61.90%) LAN
3 23 (54.76%) Wireless
4 14 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (4.76%) BGP
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) OSPF
8 1 (2.38%) SMTP
8 1 (2.38%) TACACS
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) VRRP
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) AIX
2 9 (21.43%) HPUX
2 9 (21.43%) Solaris
2 9 (21.43%) SUSE
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) ITIL
2 20 (47.62%) Service Management
3 19 (45.24%) ITSM
4 15 (35.71%) Network Design
5 12 (28.57%) High Availability
6 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Network Management
9 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (54.76%) CCNP
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (47.62%) CCIE
4 20 (47.62%) JNCIA
5 19 (45.24%) CCDP
5 19 (45.24%) CCIP
5 19 (45.24%) CCSA
5 19 (45.24%) CCSE
5 19 (45.24%) JNCIE
6 12 (28.57%) HP ASE
6 12 (28.57%) HP MASE
7 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
10 1 (2.38%) CCNA
10 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) F5
3 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
4 23 (54.76%) Fortinet
4 23 (54.76%) HP
4 23 (54.76%) Juniper
5 22 (52.38%) Riverbed
6 12 (28.57%) Aruba
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle
7 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 9 (21.43%) Sun
7 9 (21.43%) Veritas
8 5 (11.90%) TippingPoint
9 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.76%) VMware
10 1 (2.38%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.38%) McAfee
10 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
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