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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -31 +2  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 37 91 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.09% 6.91% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.02% 23.39% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 41
Median daily rate £380 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.63% -25.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 168 389 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.05% 29.54% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 223 161
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 9
Median hourly rate £22.81 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.32% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Woking - 6 £458 - 2
Farnham - 5 £123 -
Guildford -4 2 £515 +14.44% 3
Reigate -12 1 £160 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 1 - -
Dorking - 1 - - 1
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
3 25 (31.65%) VMware
4 24 (30.38%) VPN
5 23 (29.11%) Cisco
5 23 (29.11%) ITIL
6 21 (26.58%) Network Security
7 19 (24.05%) DNS
7 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
8 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (20.25%) Juniper
10 16 (20.25%) MS Office
10 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (17.72%) Linux
12 14 (17.72%) Finance
12 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
12 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
13 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
13 13 (16.46%) Blue Coat
14 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
14 12 (15.19%) F5
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
15 11 (13.92%) Citrix
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
17 9 (11.39%) VLAN
17 9 (11.39%) TippingPoint

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 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) VPN
2 21 (26.58%) Network Security
3 19 (24.05%) DNS
3 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (11.39%) SSL
5 9 (11.39%) VLAN
6 8 (10.13%) DHCP
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (8.86%) WAN
7 7 (8.86%) Wireless
8 6 (7.59%) Internet
9 5 (6.33%) BGP
9 5 (6.33%) Intranet
9 5 (6.33%) LAN
9 5 (6.33%) LDAP
9 5 (6.33%) MPLS
9 5 (6.33%) VoIP
10 4 (5.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) MSI
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Law
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Local Government
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 9 (11.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) 1st Line Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) SOAP
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
1 2 (2.53%) YAML
2 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.80%) DataPower
5 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.39%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.33%) Unix
8 4 (5.06%) AIX
8 4 (5.06%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) Debian
9 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.27%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.27%) VMS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.39%) Change Management
3 9 (11.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
4 8 (10.13%) Service Management
5 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.59%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.33%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (6.33%) Security Testing
7 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.06%) DevOps
8 4 (5.06%) High Availability
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security
8 4 (5.06%) SIEM
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.53%) Perl
3 2 (2.53%) PHP
3 2 (2.53%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) Ruby
3 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.53%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) CCIE
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) CCSP
5 5 (6.33%) CISSP
6 4 (5.06%) CCNP
6 4 (5.06%) CISM
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.53%) CCDP
7 2 (2.53%) MCP
8 1 (1.27%) CCDA
8 1 (1.27%) CCIP
8 1 (1.27%) CISA
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.06%) SLA
4 3 (3.80%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.53%) HIPAA
5 2 (2.53%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) Docker
5 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) NFS
6 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.27%) iptables
6 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Nagios
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.53%) Control-M
5 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView
5 2 (2.53%) vMotion
5 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) Consul
6 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.27%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.27%) Terraform
6 1 (1.27%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) VMware
2 23 (29.11%) Cisco
3 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
3 16 (20.25%) Juniper
4 13 (16.46%) Blue Coat
4 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
5 12 (15.19%) F5
6 11 (13.92%) Citrix
7 9 (11.39%) TippingPoint
8 8 (10.13%) HP
9 6 (7.59%) FireEye
9 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.33%) Dell
10 5 (6.33%) Oracle
11 4 (5.06%) IBM
11 4 (5.06%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.80%) NetApp
13 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.53%) Sun
13 2 (2.53%) Veritas
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