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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 1.45% 4.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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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 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 18.84% 13.51% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £275 £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel