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 3 months to 27 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
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 5
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.10% 2.52% 12.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 19.05% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £475 £613 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +53.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year - +45.05%  

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 Staines with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 11 21 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 11.22% 13.21% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £475 £613 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +53.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £382 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +158.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Staines

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staines region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) F5
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) F5
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto