The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.62% 6.50% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.08% 20.00% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £300 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £496 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +6.29%
Firewall
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.50% 32.49% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 36
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.75 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £29.50
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 Bracknell

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

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

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 24 (46.15%) Network Security
3 22 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 22 (42.31%) LAN
4 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
5 17 (32.69%) VMware
6 15 (28.85%) F5
7 13 (25.00%) Linux
8 12 (23.08%) VPN
9 11 (21.15%) Network Design
9 11 (21.15%) WAN
10 10 (19.23%) Juniper
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.38%) ITIL
11 8 (15.38%) CCSE
11 8 (15.38%) CCSA
12 7 (13.46%) Degree
12 7 (13.46%) SQL
12 7 (13.46%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
12 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (11.54%) iPlanet
1 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Network Security
2 22 (42.31%) LAN
3 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (23.08%) VPN
5 11 (21.15%) WAN
6 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
6 6 (11.54%) SSL
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.69%) SAN
8 3 (5.77%) Internet
8 3 (5.77%) MPLS
9 1 (1.92%) DHCP
9 1 (1.92%) DMZ
9 1 (1.92%) DNS
9 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.92%) FTP
9 1 (1.92%) HTTP
9 1 (1.92%) RIP
9 1 (1.92%) SNMP
9 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Network Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Firewall Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) J2EE
2 5 (9.62%) JSP
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
2 1 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) AIX
5 6 (11.54%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) Unix
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Network Design
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
5 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Network Management
7 2 (3.85%) SIEM
7 2 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.92%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.92%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CCSA
1 8 (15.38%) CCSE
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Check Point Certification
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) CCDP
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.92%) Endace
3 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 22 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 15 (28.85%) F5
5 10 (19.23%) Juniper
6 6 (11.54%) BEA
6 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.54%) Sun
7 5 (9.62%) Forcepoint
8 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec
9 3 (5.77%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
11 1 (1.92%) BMC
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) HP
11 1 (1.92%) NetApp