Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 49 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -31
Contract jobs citing Firewall 96 86 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.46% 3.72% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 19.03% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 44
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £213
90th Percentile £549 £538 £485
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £24.13 £20.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.38 £28.75 £21.25
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% +44.44% +15.65%

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 424 452 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.28% 19.53% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 275 262
Surrey median daily rate £375 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.97% +1.04%
10th Percentile £163 £167 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 24
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.63 £11.24
90th Percentile £24.13 £42.20 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Guildford +2 16 £313 -13.79% 1
Staines +14 14 £500 -19.19%
Camberley 0 5 £325 -23.53%
Woking +6 4 £363 -27.50%
Epsom -14 4 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 4 £610 +68.28%
Cobham +2 3 £275 -29.94%
Leatherhead -5 3 £475 +26.67% 1
Redhill - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 44 (45.83%) Network Security
2 40 (41.67%) Cisco
3 27 (28.13%) F5
4 26 (27.08%) Juniper
5 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
5 25 (26.04%) Palo Alto
6 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 22 (22.92%) Windows
7 21 (21.88%) WAN
7 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (20.83%) VoIP
8 20 (20.83%) Finance
9 19 (19.79%) CCNP
9 19 (19.79%) ITIL
10 17 (17.71%) VPN
10 17 (17.71%) DNS
10 17 (17.71%) VMware
11 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 15 (15.63%) HTTP
12 15 (15.63%) LAN
12 15 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
13 14 (14.58%) Linux
13 14 (14.58%) Red Hat
14 13 (13.54%) Service Management
14 13 (13.54%) CCNA
14 13 (13.54%) IPsec
14 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (13.54%) Data Centre

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 10 (10.42%) SAS
2 8 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.46%) Office 365
4 6 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (45.83%) Network Security
2 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 21 (21.88%) WAN
4 20 (20.83%) VoIP
5 17 (17.71%) DNS
5 17 (17.71%) VPN
6 15 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (15.63%) HTTP
6 15 (15.63%) LAN
7 13 (13.54%) IPsec
8 10 (10.42%) DHCP
8 10 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (8.33%) SAN
10 7 (7.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.29%) Wireshark
11 6 (6.25%) OSPF
11 6 (6.25%) Skype
11 6 (6.25%) Wireless
12 5 (5.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Architect
3 11 (11.46%) Administrator
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Check Point Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.08%) J2EE
2 2 (2.08%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) Flash
3 1 (1.04%) JTAPI
3 1 (1.04%) RFC 2833
3 1 (1.04%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.42%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.25%) PKI
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) SCADA
6 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Linux
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.42%) Unix
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) Solaris
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.04%) Debian
10 1 (1.04%) Fedora
10 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) Service Management
3 11 (11.46%) Network Architecture
4 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.33%) Migration
5 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.29%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.17%) High Availability
9 4 (4.17%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security Management
9 4 (4.17%) ISMS
9 4 (4.17%) Security Management
10 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.21%) Perl
3 5 (5.21%) Python
4 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (1.04%) C-shell
6 1 (1.04%) Korn
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (19.79%) CCNP
3 13 (13.54%) CCNA
4 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.38%) CCIE
5 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) CCSA
6 6 (6.25%) CCSE
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) ACSA
7 2 (2.08%) CCDP
7 2 (2.08%) CISSP
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CISM
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.04%) MCSA
8 1 (1.04%) MCSE
8 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) SLA
3 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.04%) PA-DSS
5 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.29%) vSphere
4 6 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Docker
7 1 (1.04%) NFS
7 1 (1.04%) Openswan
7 1 (1.04%) pfSense
7 1 (1.04%) Samba
7 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 6 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) Nagios
2 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.08%) DameWare
3 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.04%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (41.67%) Cisco
2 27 (28.13%) F5
3 26 (27.08%) Juniper
4 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
4 25 (26.04%) Palo Alto
5 17 (17.71%) VMware
6 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 14 (14.58%) Red Hat
7 11 (11.46%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.29%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (6.25%) Citrix
10 6 (6.25%) McAfee
10 6 (6.25%) Proofpoint
10 6 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.21%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (5.21%) HP
12 4 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (3.13%) Symantec
13 3 (3.13%) TippingPoint