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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.56% 13.89% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 71.43% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £330 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +65.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
Firewall
Bedfordshire

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
9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% 19.44% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £330 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £388 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (66.67%) Network Security
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) CCNA
5 10 (47.62%) CCSA
6 9 (42.86%) CCNP
7 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
7 8 (38.10%) tcpdump
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Network Management
8 6 (28.57%) Information Security
8 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (19.05%) vSphere
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) LogRhythm
9 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (19.05%) Nessus
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (19.05%) F5

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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Network Security
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) tcpdump
3 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.76%) DMZ
5 1 (4.76%) SNA
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
1 11 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Information Security
1 6 (28.57%) Network Management
1 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) SIEM
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
2 10 (47.62%) CCSA
3 9 (42.86%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) LogLogic
4 4 (19.05%) LogRhythm
4 4 (19.05%) Splunk
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed