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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.33% - 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£230 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.90 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+45.50% -27.30%
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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
4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 6.67% 1.49% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £225 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Samba
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint