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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Bristol
Rank 40 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.73% 4.48% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 28.35% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 16
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £403 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

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
91 127 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.13% 15.80% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 85 65
Median daily rate £352 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) WAN
4 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 15 (29.41%) Network Security
5 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
6 13 (25.49%) LAN
6 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
6 13 (25.49%) VPN
7 11 (21.57%) DNS
7 11 (21.57%) DHCP
7 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
8 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
8 10 (19.61%) Linux
9 9 (17.65%) MS Office
9 9 (17.65%) Wireless
9 9 (17.65%) Information Security
9 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
10 8 (15.69%) SIEM
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (15.69%) Nessus
10 8 (15.69%) Internet
10 8 (15.69%) Unix
10 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
11 7 (13.73%) SLA

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 2 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 15 (29.41%) Network Security
3 13 (25.49%) LAN
3 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.49%) VPN
4 11 (21.57%) DHCP
4 11 (21.57%) DNS
4 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (17.65%) Wireless
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (15.69%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (5.88%) VLAN
9 2 (3.92%) FWSM
9 2 (3.92%) MPLS
9 2 (3.92%) OSPF
9 2 (3.92%) SSL
9 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (3.92%) CouchDB
1 2 (3.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Architect
1 9 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.84%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.88%) CESG
4 3 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Information Security
2 8 (15.69%) SIEM
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
4 5 (9.80%) Analytics
4 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) Demand Management
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.88%) OWASP
6 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.88%) SDLC
6 3 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Validation
6 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) CISSP
5 4 (7.84%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.88%) CISM
6 3 (5.88%) CLAS
7 2 (3.92%) CCNP
7 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.92%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.96%) CCNA
8 1 (1.96%) CCVP
8 1 (1.96%) CISMP
8 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.96%) GCIA
8 1 (1.96%) GCIH
8 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) RMADS
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Snort
3 4 (7.84%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Nessus
2 4 (7.84%) QRadar
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.88%) Nmap
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.96%) MOM
5 1 (1.96%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.96%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) F5
4 6 (11.76%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) Nokia
6 4 (7.84%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.84%) ScanSafe
6 4 (7.84%) VMware
7 3 (5.88%) CA
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 3 (5.88%) Qualys
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.96%) Aruba
9 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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