The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 3.17% 2.68% 13.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 19.05% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £600 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Norwich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 21 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 30.16% 14.09% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
Median daily rate £475 £600 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +81.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.68%  
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 Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Norwich

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Norwich

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 Norwich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Nexpose

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva