Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 38 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.89% 6.27% 5.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.38% 27.69% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 8
Slough median daily rate £475 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -11.56% +5.00%
10th Percentile £342 £300 £261
90th Percentile £550 £411 £454
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -49.33% -25.00% +28.21%

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 99 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.37% 22.65% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 51
Slough median daily rate £385 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.26% -5.93% +2.27%
10th Percentile £219 £192 £210
90th Percentile £550 £478 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £20.81
% change year-on-year +44.44% -35.14% -24.32%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 25 (65.79%) Python
2 23 (60.53%) TCP/IP
3 22 (57.89%) Internet
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
4 21 (55.26%) Analytics
5 20 (52.63%) Network Architecture
6 19 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (50.00%) SSH
7 18 (47.37%) Legal
7 18 (47.37%) Web Development
7 18 (47.37%) Data Protection
7 18 (47.37%) Hadoop
7 18 (47.37%) ETL
7 18 (47.37%) Apache Spark
7 18 (47.37%) Spark Streaming
7 18 (47.37%) Flink
7 18 (47.37%) Open Source
7 18 (47.37%) Apache Hive
7 18 (47.37%) Data Analytics
7 18 (47.37%) Big Data
7 18 (47.37%) Big Data Analytics
7 18 (47.37%) Data Ingestion
8 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
9 12 (31.58%) DNS
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
10 11 (28.95%) VMware
11 10 (26.32%) Cisco
12 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (18.42%) 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 18 (47.37%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) TCP/IP
2 22 (57.89%) Internet
3 19 (50.00%) SSH
4 12 (31.58%) DNS
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) DHCP
7 4 (10.53%) BGP
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 3 (7.89%) WAN
8 3 (7.89%) Wireless
9 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.26%) LAN
9 2 (5.26%) NAS
9 2 (5.26%) SNMP
9 2 (5.26%) Value-Added Service
9 2 (5.26%) VXLAN
10 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.63%) RFID
10 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) Apache Hive
1 18 (47.37%) Big Data
1 18 (47.37%) Flink
1 18 (47.37%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
General
1 18 (47.37%) Legal
2 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analytics Developer
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Big Data Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Data Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Online Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Analytics
2 20 (52.63%) Network Architecture
3 19 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (47.37%) Big Data Analytics
4 18 (47.37%) Data Analytics
4 18 (47.37%) Data Ingestion
4 18 (47.37%) Data Protection
4 18 (47.37%) ETL
4 18 (47.37%) Open Source
4 18 (47.37%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Deep Learning
7 4 (10.53%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Online Security
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CCNP
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) CCDP
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Squid
3 5 (13.16%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Postfix
5 2 (5.26%) BIND 9
5 2 (5.26%) KVM
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Dell
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Crossbeam
5 4 (10.53%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Mirantis
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam