The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.19% 2.94% 5.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 20.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £255 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
Firewall
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.19% 14.71% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Bath region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL