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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.73% 6.38% 7.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 36.00% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Median daily rate £363 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £444 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
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
53 50 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.99% 17.73% 39.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 49
Median daily rate £401 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) LAN
4 14 (48.28%) Network Design
5 13 (44.83%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) CCSE
7 11 (37.93%) F5
7 11 (37.93%) Juniper
8 10 (34.48%) Network Security
9 9 (31.03%) Degree
9 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (27.59%) SSL
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
10 8 (27.59%) VMware
11 6 (20.69%) CCSA
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (20.69%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
11 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (20.69%) AIX
11 6 (20.69%) Solaris
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 6 (20.69%) Unix
11 6 (20.69%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) J2EE
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle
11 6 (20.69%) WebLogic

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 (20.69%) iPlanet
1 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (48.28%) LAN
3 13 (44.83%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) Network Security
5 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
5 8 (27.59%) SSL
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.34%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
9 1 (3.45%) DMZ
9 1 (3.45%) DNS
9 1 (3.45%) IPv6
9 1 (3.45%) NAS
9 1 (3.45%) OSPF
9 1 (3.45%) SSH
9 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.45%) VLAN
9 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
2 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) QMS
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CCSE
2 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
2 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) CCSA
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 11 (37.93%) F5
3 11 (37.93%) Juniper
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) BEA
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) BMC
8 1 (3.45%) Cognos
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas