Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 22 November 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.47% 4.43% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 32.31% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
Suffolk median daily rate £520 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.06% +37.50% -22.58%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £406
East of England median daily rate £360 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.15 £29.56 £23.50
% change year-on-year -41.96% +25.77% -14.55%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 36 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.36% 13.71% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 25
Suffolk median daily rate £490 £310 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.06% -7.46% -10.67%
10th Percentile £189 £166 £225
90th Percentile £586 £543 £480
East of England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Suffolk median hourly rate £40.00 £13.86 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +188.60% +32.00% -40.00%
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Suffolk over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 11 £520 +4.00%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (54.55%) Secure Coding
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) NAS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
2 6 (54.55%) Secure Coding
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
6 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Darktrace
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto