Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 21 October 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 34 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.15% 5.78% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.78% 26.98% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 10
Slough median daily rate £475 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -6.81% +12.96%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £149
90th Percentile £550 £394 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £444 £400
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £41.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +184.48% -56.06%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 90 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.87% 21.43% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 57
Slough median daily rate £363 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £135 £217 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +35.19% -6.90% -46.30%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Slough

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Slough

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Slough over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Slough

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 19 (55.88%) Python
2 19 (55.88%) Internet
3 18 (52.94%) Analytics
4 17 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) SSH
6 15 (44.12%) Web Development
6 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
6 15 (44.12%) Hadoop
6 15 (44.12%) Open Source
6 15 (44.12%) Network Architecture
6 15 (44.12%) ETL
6 15 (44.12%) Legal
6 15 (44.12%) Apache Spark
6 15 (44.12%) Spark Streaming
6 15 (44.12%) Big Data
6 15 (44.12%) Big Data Analytics
6 15 (44.12%) Data Analytics
6 15 (44.12%) Apache Hive
6 15 (44.12%) Flink
6 15 (44.12%) Data Ingestion
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 15 (44.12%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 19 (55.88%) Internet
3 16 (47.06%) SSH
4 12 (35.29%) DNS
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (14.71%) DHCP
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) LAN
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.88%) MPLS
9 2 (5.88%) VLAN
9 2 (5.88%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) WLAN
10 1 (2.94%) AMQP
10 1 (2.94%) DAB
10 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.94%) Network Security
10 1 (2.94%) RFID
10 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Apache Hive
1 15 (44.12%) Big Data
1 15 (44.12%) Flink
1 15 (44.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (44.12%) Legal
2 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analytics Developer
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Big Data Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Online Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Analytics
2 17 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (44.12%) Big Data Analytics
3 15 (44.12%) Data Analytics
3 15 (44.12%) Data Ingestion
3 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
3 15 (44.12%) ETL
3 15 (44.12%) Network Architecture
3 15 (44.12%) Open Source
3 15 (44.12%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Deep Learning
4 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Online Security
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Python
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) CCNP
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) Squid
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) iptables
5 1 (2.94%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) Crossbeam
4 4 (11.76%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) Sun
5 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Canon
7 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia
7 1 (2.94%) Polycom
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec