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 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.13% 2.40% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.18% 25.88% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 22
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.68%
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
139 85 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.39% 9.28% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 56 57
Median daily rate £370 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £116 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £22.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.90 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 24 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 47 (68.12%) Cisco
2 35 (50.72%) Data Centre
3 25 (36.23%) CheckPoint
4 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 22 (31.88%) Network Security
5 20 (28.99%) Windows
6 19 (27.54%) CISSP
6 19 (27.54%) Nokia
7 18 (26.09%) SLA
7 18 (26.09%) Wireless
8 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
8 17 (24.64%) VPN
9 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (23.19%) SIEM
9 16 (23.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (21.74%) Information Security
11 14 (20.29%) Linux
11 14 (20.29%) LAN
11 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (18.84%) F5
12 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
12 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.39%) WAN
13 12 (17.39%) ITIL
13 12 (17.39%) Forcepoint
13 12 (17.39%) PKI
13 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
13 12 (17.39%) Unified Communications
14 11 (15.94%) Demand Management
14 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds

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 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Office 365
3 5 (7.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) Network Security
2 18 (26.09%) Wireless
3 17 (24.64%) VPN
4 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (23.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (20.29%) LAN
6 12 (17.39%) Unified Communications
6 12 (17.39%) WAN
7 10 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (14.49%) SSL
8 9 (13.04%) FWSM
9 8 (11.59%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (11.59%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (11.59%) IP Telephony
10 7 (10.14%) Internet
10 7 (10.14%) MPLS
10 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.70%) DNS
12 5 (7.25%) DHCP
12 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Billing
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Network Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Network Security Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Check Point Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Firewall Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Network Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (10.14%) Architect
10 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
11 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (7.25%) Network Technician
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
12 4 (5.80%) Consultant
12 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
12 4 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (5.80%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.39%) PKI
3 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.90%) AS400
6 2 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) CESG
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
2 16 (23.19%) SIEM
3 15 (21.74%) Information Security
4 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Demand Management
6 10 (14.49%) Content Management
7 9 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (10.14%) Network Management
9 7 (10.14%) Threat Management
9 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (8.70%) OWASP
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.25%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) CISSP
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) ISSAP
5 5 (7.25%) CCNA
5 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (5.80%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.35%) CISMP
8 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.90%) GCIA
8 2 (2.90%) GCIH
8 2 (2.90%) SANS
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) CISM
9 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) SLA
2 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
3 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.90%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.90%) Nessus
3 2 (2.90%) Nmap
3 2 (2.90%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) CheckPoint
3 19 (27.54%) Nokia
4 13 (18.84%) F5
5 12 (17.39%) Forcepoint
6 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
6 11 (15.94%) VMware
7 10 (14.49%) ArcSight
7 10 (14.49%) Juniper
8 9 (13.04%) IBM
9 8 (11.59%) Cyber-Ark
9 8 (11.59%) IronPort
9 8 (11.59%) Palo Alto
10 7 (10.14%) CA
10 7 (10.14%) HP
10 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.25%) NEC
12 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.90%) Qualys
12 2 (2.90%) Splunk