The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 11 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 32 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.91% 1.89% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 19.44% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
Median daily rate £330 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £320 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £424 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
Firewall
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.17% 9.70% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 30
Median daily rate £388 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 18 £330 - 3
Luton -2 2 - - 1
Dunstable - 2 £175 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (54.35%) Cisco
4 21 (45.65%) WAN
5 19 (41.30%) LAN
6 17 (36.96%) Network Security
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (32.61%) CCNA
9 14 (30.43%) CCNP
10 13 (28.26%) VMware
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (28.26%) LogRhythm
11 12 (26.09%) OSPF
12 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
12 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
13 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
13 10 (21.74%) SIEM
13 10 (21.74%) Information Security
13 10 (21.74%) BGP
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.57%) Windows
14 9 (19.57%) Citrix
14 9 (19.57%) CISSP
14 9 (19.57%) CCSA
14 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
14 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (17.39%) Splunk
15 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
15 8 (17.39%) LogLogic

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) WAN
2 19 (41.30%) LAN
3 17 (36.96%) Network Security
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (26.09%) OSPF
7 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
7 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
7 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
8 10 (21.74%) BGP
9 7 (15.22%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (15.22%) VLAN
10 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
10 5 (10.87%) VPN
11 3 (6.52%) MPLS
11 3 (6.52%) VoIP
11 3 (6.52%) Wireless
12 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.35%) IPsec
12 2 (4.35%) VRRP
General
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Security Technical Consultant
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Security Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Firewall Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) IT Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) IT Risk Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Management Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Security Management Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Information Security
1 10 (21.74%) SIEM
2 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (17.39%) Network Management
4 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
5 5 (10.87%) Logistics
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Internal Audit
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNA
3 14 (30.43%) CCNP
4 9 (19.57%) CCSA
4 9 (19.57%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
6 2 (4.35%) CCDE
6 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Nessus
2 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
2 25 (54.35%) Cisco
3 13 (28.26%) LogRhythm
3 13 (28.26%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
5 8 (17.39%) LogLogic
5 8 (17.39%) Splunk
6 7 (15.22%) F5
6 7 (15.22%) Juniper
7 6 (13.04%) Proofpoint
7 6 (13.04%) Tripwire
8 5 (10.87%) Avaya
8 5 (10.87%) Dell
8 5 (10.87%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Intel
9 2 (4.35%) Mitel
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
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