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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 26 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.49% 4.80% 6.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 29.27% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £350 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

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
62 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.73% 16.40% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 35
Median daily rate £350 £301 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
4 12 (57.14%) Network Design
5 11 (52.38%) Juniper
6 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 10 (47.62%) CCSE
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (33.33%) F5
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) CCNP
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (14.29%) MPLS
11 3 (14.29%) CCSA
11 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
12 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
12 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (9.52%) iPlanet
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) SSL
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) DMZ
8 1 (4.76%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) IPv6
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CCSE
2 8 (38.10%) Check Point Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) CCSA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) BEA
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) SAP