Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 48 82
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 -31
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 96 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.12% 5.27% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.13% 22.64% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 75 12
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +14.68% -24.33%
10th Percentile £195 £302 £270
90th Percentile £580 £415 £410
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £330 £293
% change year-on-year +6.06% +12.82% -24.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -23.64%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.43
% change year-on-year - -2.33% -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 160 424 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.22% 23.30% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 286 115
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £340 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -16.05% +6.58%
10th Percentile £250 £273 £222
90th Percentile £630 £476 £580
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £340 £400
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £24.75 £29.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +16.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.53 £24.40 £9.90
90th Percentile £34.38 £55.25 £28.75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -32.76% +18.37% -10.91%

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 February 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 February 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 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) JBoss
2 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
3 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco
5 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
7 7 (24.14%) High Availability
7 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) AIX
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) Korn
7 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (20.69%) SUSE
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Clustering
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) Apache
8 6 (20.69%) Tomcat

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 12 (41.38%) JBoss
1 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) iPlanet
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) NAS
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (6.90%) SSH
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) HTTP
8 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Unix
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (24.14%) AIX
6 6 (20.69%) HPUX
6 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Solaris
6 6 (20.69%) SUSE
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Korn
1 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C-shell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CISA
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
4 2 (6.90%) Xen
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 8 (27.59%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) F5
5 6 (20.69%) Sun
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) PlateSpin
8 2 (6.90%) ThinPrint
9 1 (3.45%) Advent
9 1 (3.45%) Capita
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Opsware
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) Veritas
9 1 (3.45%) Vyatta