Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 September 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
Surrey > Staines
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.78% 6.76% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 51.06% 53.85% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Staines median daily rate £463 £475 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -22.45% +53.13%
10th Percentile £413 £260 £601
90th Percentile £559 £525 £634
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £409
% change year-on-year - +10.02% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staines median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +106.52% +39.39%

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 Staines with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staines
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 47 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 11.33% 12.56% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 27
Staines median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £173 £296 £302
90th Percentile £569 £525 £608
Surrey median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Staines median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -31.25% +150.00%
10th Percentile £22.63 £26.25 £18.38
90th Percentile £33.88 £28.75 £46.75
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £18.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.69% -54.22% +150.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Staines

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Staines

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Staines

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Staines region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 17 (70.83%) Migration
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 16 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 14 (58.33%) Network Security
3 14 (58.33%) Check Point Certification
3 14 (58.33%) Juniper
3 14 (58.33%) CCSA
3 14 (58.33%) Blue Coat
3 14 (58.33%) CCSE
4 13 (54.17%) F5
4 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
5 11 (45.83%) CA
6 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) WAN

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Network Security
2 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Migration
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCSA
1 14 (58.33%) CCSE
1 14 (58.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 16 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 14 (58.33%) Blue Coat
2 14 (58.33%) Juniper
3 13 (54.17%) F5
4 11 (45.83%) CA
5 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Zscaler