The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 22 23 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 4.29% 4.21% 9.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 22.22% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Median daily rate £375 £335 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -23.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.56
% change year-on-year -4.76% -14.50%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 36 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 18.57% 18.95% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 17
Median daily rate £365 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Norfolk

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Norfolk

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
King's Lynn - 3 - - 4
Norwich +1 2 £375 +11.94% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCIE
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) VMware