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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.26% 8.73% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 23.81% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £315 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+43.95% +22.97%
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
62 84 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.99% 36.68% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 31
Median daily rate £315 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £186 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 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 20 (51.28%) Cisco
1 20 (51.28%) Network Security
2 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 17 (43.59%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) VMware
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 8 (20.51%) VPN
6 8 (20.51%) Juniper
6 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) Network Design
7 7 (17.95%) F5
8 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.82%) CCSE
9 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
9 5 (12.82%) CCSA
9 5 (12.82%) Change Management
9 5 (12.82%) Forcepoint
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003

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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Network Security
2 17 (43.59%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) SSL
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) ADSL
9 1 (2.56%) DHCP
9 1 (2.56%) DNS
9 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.56%) Internet
9 1 (2.56%) IPsec
9 1 (2.56%) ISDN
9 1 (2.56%) PSTN
9 1 (2.56%) RIP
9 1 (2.56%) SAN
9 1 (2.56%) SNMP
9 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Network Design
2 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) SIEM
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.56%) MODAF
5 1 (2.56%) Network Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) CCSA
3 5 (12.82%) CCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) CEH
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) SANS
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Endace
2 1 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
2 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Juniper
5 7 (17.95%) F5
6 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) Forcepoint
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
7 3 (7.69%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto