The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 26 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 9.68% 2.02% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 33.33% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £381 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +53.26%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 6 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 22.58% 6.06% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 7
Median daily rate £370 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% +39.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £490 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Peterborough

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Peterborough over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Peterborough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
5 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Java EE
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) BCP
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) WLAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) BCP
2 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Peregrine
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Temenos