The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 6.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
- -14.20%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.71% 6.67% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £248 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCSA
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Nessus
5 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
3 1 (14.29%) VMware