Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.77% 5.54% 5.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.30% 40.54% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £318
90th Percentile £550 £513 £426
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £401 £419
% change year-on-year +13.61% -4.36% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.38 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -64.76% +41.03%

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 83 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.77% 13.65% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 36
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £350 £275 £133
90th Percentile £550 £505 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £13.86
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year -31.43% +32.08% -61.31%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019, 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 12 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 11 (52.38%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Internet
3 8 (38.10%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) ITSM
5 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (28.57%) Legal
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
5 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Apache Spark
5 6 (28.57%) Private Cloud
5 6 (28.57%) Big Data
5 6 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Apache Hive

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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 6 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 7 (33.33%) BGP
2 7 (33.33%) MPLS
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) NAS
3 6 (28.57%) SSH
3 6 (28.57%) VLAN
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
4 5 (23.81%) SNMP
4 5 (23.81%) VXLAN
5 4 (19.05%) Value-Added Service
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) 4G
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
1 6 (28.57%) Flink
1 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (23.81%) MariaDB
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analytics Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Onboarding Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Online Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (23.81%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
4 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 6 (28.57%) ETL
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) ITSM
4 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (28.57%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) BIND 9
1 5 (23.81%) KVM
1 5 (23.81%) NFS
1 5 (23.81%) Postfix
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) Cacti
3 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Dell
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) Mirantis
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
3 3 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia