The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bournemouth region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.90% - 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£313 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 9.52% 18.85% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 16
Average daily rate £313 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.34% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £198 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £427 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy