The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 12 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 9.92% 0.95% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 72.22% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +6.29%
Firewall
Dorset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 13.74% 8.57% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £465 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +61.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Unix
3 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 14 (53.85%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) F5
5 13 (50.00%) Perl
5 13 (50.00%) Python
5 13 (50.00%) Nagios
6 12 (46.15%) VPN
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco
7 11 (42.31%) Network Security
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (34.62%) BCP
9 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
9 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (26.92%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (26.92%) NAS
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) Samba
10 7 (26.92%) VMware
10 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) IPsec
10 7 (26.92%) NetApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 7 (26.92%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) VPN
2 11 (42.31%) Network Security
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (26.92%) FTP
4 7 (26.92%) HTTP
4 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
4 7 (26.92%) IPsec
4 7 (26.92%) LDAP
4 7 (26.92%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
5 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) FabricPath
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) NetScreen
6 5 (19.23%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) VPLS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Unix Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (23.08%) iPad
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) BCP
2 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
2 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Network Design
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.85%) High Availability
9 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Perl
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Samba
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Puppet
2 13 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (15.38%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
2 14 (53.85%) F5
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) NetApp
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) SonicWALL
5 5 (19.23%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle