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 3 months to 26 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.52% 2.70% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 14.58% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £250 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.52% -8.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +53.26%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 9 48 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 7.56% 18.53% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 41 7
Median daily rate £350 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 3 £250 -56.52% 2
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
5 3 (23.08%) GDPR
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding

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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Web Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) GDPR
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Nessus
3 1 (7.69%) Nmap
3 1 (7.69%) QRadar
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Imperva
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Qualys
Ipswich, Suffolk
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