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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 16 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 2.78% 8.97% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 87.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£288 £281 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -3.18%
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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
13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 18.06% 10.26% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate £388 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper