Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 110 82 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.61% 3.57% 5.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.64% 24.55% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 64
Surrey median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £335 £241 £266
90th Percentile £606 £538 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.73% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Surrey median hourly rate £101.75 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +578.33% -34.78% +48.39%
10th Percentile £53.08 £14.25 £19.08
90th Percentile £153.03 £47.75 £44.90
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £19.90 £31.25
% change year-on-year +118.59% -36.32% -13.79%

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 398 334 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.07% 14.54% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 177 379
Surrey median daily rate £435 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £163 £162 £214
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +2.29% +6.12% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 62
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -44.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.55 £11.81
90th Percentile £117.63 £48.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +0.74%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 18 £450 -5.26% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 17 £482 +14.18% 1
Leatherhead +8 11 £550 - 4
Guildford -6 9 £340 -32.17% 6
Epsom - 7 £380 - 6
Cranleigh - 4 £120 -
Woking +5 3 £473 +12.84% 1
Chertsey - 3 £400 -
Camberley -13 2 £500 +11.11%
Reigate -33 1 - - 2
Redhill - 1 £450 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £118 - 4
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (34.55%) Windows
2 36 (32.73%) Linux
3 33 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 32 (29.09%) Cisco
5 29 (26.36%) Data Centre
6 26 (23.64%) Finance
7 25 (22.73%) WAN
8 24 (21.82%) DNS
8 24 (21.82%) LAN
8 24 (21.82%) CheckPoint
8 24 (21.82%) Palo Alto
9 22 (20.00%) VMware
10 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
10 21 (19.09%) Network Security
11 19 (17.27%) Migration
12 18 (16.36%) ITIL
13 17 (15.45%) Unix
13 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
14 16 (14.55%) Juniper
15 15 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (13.64%) F5
16 14 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (12.73%) Network Design
16 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (12.73%) Solaris
17 13 (11.82%) CCNP
17 13 (11.82%) SSL
17 13 (11.82%) IPsec
17 13 (11.82%) PKI
17 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (2.73%) Apache
1 3 (2.73%) IIS
1 3 (2.73%) JBoss
1 3 (2.73%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.55%) Office 365
4 3 (2.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (22.73%) WAN
3 24 (21.82%) DNS
3 24 (21.82%) LAN
4 21 (19.09%) Network Security
5 14 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (11.82%) IPsec
6 13 (11.82%) SSL
7 12 (10.91%) Internet
7 12 (10.91%) VPN
8 11 (10.00%) DHCP
8 11 (10.00%) Multicast
9 10 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (8.18%) SAN
11 7 (6.36%) MPLS
12 6 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (5.45%) HTTP
12 6 (5.45%) Wireless
13 5 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (2.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.82%) Big Data
3 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.91%) Trac
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.18%) Architect
2 17 (15.45%) Analyst
2 17 (15.45%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Security Analyst
3 12 (10.91%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 11 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Consultant
5 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Designer
7 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) LDAP
1 4 (3.64%) Rendezvous
2 3 (2.73%) Servlets
2 3 (2.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.82%) PKI
3 8 (7.27%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.82%) DataPower
7 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.91%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.91%) Fintech
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.55%) Windows
2 36 (32.73%) Linux
3 17 (15.45%) Unix
4 14 (12.73%) Solaris
5 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Migration
2 18 (16.36%) ITIL
3 15 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (12.73%) Network Design
5 12 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (7.27%) DevOps
8 8 (7.27%) High Availability
8 8 (7.27%) Project Management
9 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.36%) Information Security
9 7 (6.36%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.45%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (4.55%) Network Architecture
11 5 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) Python
2 6 (5.45%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) Perl
3 5 (4.55%) SQL
4 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.73%) C
5 3 (2.73%) C++
5 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.82%) CCNP
2 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) CCNA
4 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) CCIE
5 5 (4.55%) CISSP
6 4 (3.64%) Degree
6 4 (3.64%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.73%) ISEB
7 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.82%) CCSA
8 2 (1.82%) CCSE
8 2 (1.82%) CGEIT
8 2 (1.82%) CISM
8 2 (1.82%) CRISC
9 1 (0.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.91%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.36%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.64%) GPG13
5 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (2.73%) SLA
6 2 (1.82%) ECSS
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.18%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.64%) KVM
4 4 (3.64%) VMware NSX
4 4 (3.64%) vSphere
5 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.82%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.55%) WSUS
3 4 (3.64%) Malwarebytes
3 4 (3.64%) QRadar
4 3 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.91%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Cisco
2 24 (21.82%) CheckPoint
2 24 (21.82%) Palo Alto
3 22 (20.00%) VMware
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.55%) Juniper
6 15 (13.64%) F5
7 12 (10.91%) Aruba
8 11 (10.00%) Qualys
9 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.45%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.45%) EMC
11 5 (4.55%) Citrix
11 5 (4.55%) IBM
12 4 (3.64%) Bloomberg
12 4 (3.64%) Radianz
12 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
12 4 (3.64%) Tradeweb
13 3 (2.73%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds