The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 22 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.88% 4.70% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.89% 18.33% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
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£493 £405 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £405 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £405 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -24.31%
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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
91 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 39.22% 25.64% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 11
Average daily rate £320 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) F5
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (12.50%) SecurID
8 2 (12.50%) eTOM
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (12.50%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) RIP
4 2 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (12.50%) GGSN
4 2 (12.50%) SGSN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) LTE
4 2 (12.50%) MGW
4 2 (12.50%) 4G
4 2 (12.50%) FWSM
4 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) SecurID
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) eTOM
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CCSP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
2 1 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) Tufin
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) AlgoSec
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
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