The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.75% 1.94% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.33% 16.50% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 21
Median daily rate £365 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% +71.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
Firewall
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.53% 11.74% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 60
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
3 24 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 23 (38.33%) SIEM
5 20 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 20 (33.33%) Wireless
6 18 (30.00%) CISSP
6 18 (30.00%) Linux
6 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (26.67%) Network Security
7 16 (26.67%) Security Architecture
7 16 (26.67%) Information Security
8 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 15 (25.00%) VMware
8 15 (25.00%) VPN
8 15 (25.00%) ArcSight
9 14 (23.33%) Finance
9 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.33%) HP
12 11 (18.33%) WAN
12 11 (18.33%) ITIL
12 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.67%) Office 365
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Wireless
2 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (26.67%) Network Security
4 15 (25.00%) VPN
5 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (18.33%) WAN
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (16.67%) LAN
8 9 (15.00%) DNS
8 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
8 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (13.33%) DHCP
9 8 (13.33%) Internet
10 7 (11.67%) MPLS
11 6 (10.00%) FWSM
11 6 (10.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (10.00%) OSPF
11 6 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Network Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Network Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (11.67%) PKI
5 5 (8.33%) CESG
6 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) SIEM
2 16 (26.67%) Information Security
2 16 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) Content Management
4 10 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (11.67%) Compliance Management
6 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (11.67%) Threat Management
6 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (10.00%) Network Management
7 6 (10.00%) OWASP
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Coaching
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) CISSP
2 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.00%) CCNP
6 6 (10.00%) ISSAP
7 5 (8.33%) CCNA
7 5 (8.33%) Degree
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.00%) CCDP
9 3 (5.00%) CISMP
9 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
9 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
10 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.67%) CCIE
11 1 (1.67%) CCVP
11 1 (1.67%) CISM
11 1 (1.67%) GCIA
11 1 (1.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.33%) Snort
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (8.33%) Nessus
4 4 (6.67%) RSA enVision
5 3 (5.00%) QRadar
5 3 (5.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.67%) MOM
6 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.67%) Nmap
6 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 15 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (18.33%) HP
5 10 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 9 (15.00%) Nokia
7 8 (13.33%) CA
8 7 (11.67%) IBM
9 6 (10.00%) Citrix
9 6 (10.00%) IronPort
9 6 (10.00%) Juniper
9 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.33%) F5
11 4 (6.67%) Dell
11 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
11 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
11 4 (6.67%) Splunk