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 28 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.

Firewall
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 2.53% 5.22% 12.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 25.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £375 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.44% -23.63%  

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 10 24 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 12.66% 20.87% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
Median daily rate £375 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall in Norwich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Norwich

Firewall
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware