Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 July 2020 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 88 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 3.06% 3.66% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.67% 23.53% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 93
Median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +2.70%
10th Percentile £189 £225 £318
90th Percentile £600 £575 £623
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £43.50
10th Percentile £18.05 - £36.35
90th Percentile £28.25 - £141.05
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% -36.78% +58.88%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 120 374 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.13% 15.56% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 259 274
Median daily rate £368 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +1.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £157 £240 £202
90th Percentile £575 £610 £605
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £416
% change year-on-year +2.53% -0.24% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.74% -53.46% +110.53%
10th Percentile £17.33 £10.92 £15.75
90th Percentile £54.25 £54.00 £95.50
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +82.86% -33.96% +51.43%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Surrey over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
Guildford +5 4 £575 +202.63%
Sunbury-on-Thames +18 2 - -
Reigate +16 2 £211 -6.11%
Staines +8 2 £225 -40.00%
Epsom +1 2 - - 1
Egham - 2 £165 -
Godalming -1 1 £375 +2.74%
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) LAN
3 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) AWS
7 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (15.38%) GDPR
8 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
8 4 (15.38%) CCNP
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (15.38%) OWASP
9 3 (11.54%) ISMS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) LAN
1 10 (38.46%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 3 (11.54%) WLAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Information Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Software Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (7.69%) Flutter
1 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.69%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (7.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) OWASP
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (11.54%) ISMS
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE Security
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GDPR
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 2 (7.69%) Grafana
1 2 (7.69%) Kibana
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Prometheus
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard