Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 105 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.54% 3.54% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.82% 17.43% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 39 47
Surrey median daily rate £475 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £304 £235 £263
90th Percentile £590 £550 £595
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +6.45% +2.58% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 13
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.70% -20.24% -33.86%
10th Percentile £25.35 £14.28 £17.40
90th Percentile £141.05 £27.88 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +3.28% -30.43% -4.17%

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 423 413 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.25% 20.29% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 212 315
Surrey median daily rate £420 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.60% +14.07%
10th Percentile £126 £160 £205
90th Percentile £600 £549 £563
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 46
Surrey median hourly rate £15.38 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.09% -21.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.63 £11.81
90th Percentile £41.88 £41.85 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Surrey

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 February 2018. 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
Staines +6 20 £500 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 15 £482 -
Guildford +3 10 £325 - 7
Leatherhead +4 8 £500 +72.41% 5
Cranleigh - 4 £120 -
Epsom - 4 £400 - 5
Woking +7 3 £350 -23.50% 2
Chertsey -4 3 £400 -23.81%
Camberley -8 2 £388 -6.06% 1
Reigate -44 1 - - 3
Redhill - 1 - - 4
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 32 (30.48%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Network Security
3 30 (28.57%) Cisco
4 24 (22.86%) DNS
5 23 (21.90%) WAN
5 23 (21.90%) Linux
6 21 (20.00%) ITIL
6 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 20 (19.05%) Migration
8 19 (18.10%) Solaris
9 18 (17.14%) VMware
9 18 (17.14%) Palo Alto
9 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (16.19%) F5
10 17 (16.19%) Finance
10 17 (16.19%) LAN
10 17 (16.19%) CCNP
10 17 (16.19%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
11 16 (15.24%) Juniper
12 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 15 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 15 (14.29%) HTTP
12 15 (14.29%) Unix
13 14 (13.33%) VoIP
13 14 (13.33%) CCNA
14 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
15 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared

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 8 (7.62%) SAS
2 3 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.67%) Office 365
4 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) IaaS
6 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 32 (30.48%) Network Security
3 24 (22.86%) DNS
4 23 (21.90%) WAN
5 17 (16.19%) LAN
6 15 (14.29%) HTTP
7 14 (13.33%) VoIP
8 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (9.52%) DHCP
8 10 (9.52%) Multicast
8 10 (9.52%) VPN
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (7.62%) SAN
10 8 (7.62%) Wireless
11 7 (6.67%) IPsec
11 7 (6.67%) IPv6
11 7 (6.67%) MPLS
12 5 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
1 1 (0.95%) JUnit
1 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.95%) Selenium
1 1 (0.95%) Trac
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Architect
2 20 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Security Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Consultant
5 8 (7.62%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) JTAPI
3 1 (0.95%) RFC 2833
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) TAPI
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.52%) PKI
3 9 (8.57%) Clustering
4 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.95%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.95%) DataPower
9 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.95%) Fintech
9 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) SCADA
9 1 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Windows
2 23 (21.90%) Linux
3 19 (18.10%) Solaris
4 15 (14.29%) Unix
5 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.90%) CentOS
12 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.95%) Debian
13 1 (0.95%) Fedora
13 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Migration
3 12 (11.43%) High Availability
4 11 (10.48%) TOGAF
5 10 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.57%) Service Management
7 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.62%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.62%) Network Architecture
7 8 (7.62%) Network Design
7 8 (7.62%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.62%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.67%) DevOps
8 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.71%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) Python
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) Perl
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.90%) C
5 2 (1.90%) Java
6 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) CCNP
1 17 (16.19%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.33%) CCNA
3 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) CCIE
4 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.62%) Degree
6 5 (4.76%) CCSA
6 5 (4.76%) CCSE
7 3 (2.86%) CISSP
7 3 (2.86%) ISEB
7 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CISM
8 2 (1.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) CCDP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
9 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.95%) PMP
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.95%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.95%) PMO
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.67%) ProxySG
4 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.71%) vSphere
6 5 (4.76%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.81%) KVM
7 4 (3.81%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.81%) Malwarebytes
2 4 (3.81%) WSUS
3 3 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) DameWare
4 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.95%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) Cisco
2 18 (17.14%) Palo Alto
2 18 (17.14%) VMware
3 17 (16.19%) F5
4 16 (15.24%) Juniper
4 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 7 (6.67%) McAfee
8 6 (5.71%) EMC
9 5 (4.76%) FireEye
9 5 (4.76%) Proofpoint
9 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.81%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (2.86%) Aruba
11 3 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.86%) Citrix
11 3 (2.86%) TIBCO