Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 18 January 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 66 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.52% 1.95% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 14.86% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 36
West Sussex median daily rate £340 £394 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.60% +14.47% +18.53%
10th Percentile £263 £316 £251
90th Percentile £495 £474 £409
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £13.00
South East median hourly rate £21.58 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% -27.27% +14.29%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 161 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.20% 13.09% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 80 99
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £370 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% - +18.88%
10th Percentile £142 £285 £288
90th Percentile £613 £556 £560
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +133.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.58 £12.53
90th Percentile £32.53 £45.02 £36.05
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.68 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% -27.14% +62.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Crawley -6 9 £345 +6.15% 2
Gatwick +5 8 £275 -26.42%
Horsham -2 3 £275 -21.43%
Worthing - 1 £725 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) PMP
7 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (16.00%) PMO
8 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.00%) Mimecast
8 4 (16.00%) Meraki
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.00%) XenServer
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.00%) Mimecast
2 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) VLAN
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) IPsec
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) FTP
8 1 (4.00%) IPv4
8 1 (4.00%) IPv6
8 1 (4.00%) SMS
8 1 (4.00%) SMTP
8 1 (4.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Test Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNP
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (20.00%) PMP
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCENT
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.00%) SANS
6 1 (4.00%) SSCP
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) PMO
2 4 (16.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.00%) XenServer
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cacti
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.00%) Meraki
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Draytek
5 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Qualys
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) Dell KACE
7 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) Tufin