Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 April 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 72 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.80% 3.13% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 16.22% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 23
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £545 £338 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.48% +18.21% -30.79%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £420 £385
North East median daily rate £425 £360 £288
% change year-on-year +18.06% +25.11% -19.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.00 £16.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.94% -
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £18.00 £16.99
% change year-on-year -15.56% +5.94% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 190 259 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.96% 19.33% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 159 173
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £309 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.49% +23.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £214
90th Percentile £565 £528 £475
North East median daily rate £300 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 18
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% +22.11% -8.65%
10th Percentile £10.23 £19.98 £13.15
90th Percentile £44.50 £55.08 £28.23
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -32.76% +38.10% -0.38%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 17 £565 +66.18% 6
Sunderland +7 1 £330 +20.00%
Firewall
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
6 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (22.22%) SFIA
7 4 (22.22%) Contract Management
7 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Decision-Making
7 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) PaaS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Associate Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Contract Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Product Management
5 4 (22.22%) SFIA
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Korn
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CCDP
2 4 (22.22%) CCIE
2 4 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) ThinPrint
5 1 (5.56%) Advent
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle