The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 40 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 32 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.75% 4.15% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.60% 31.30% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 5
Average daily rate £368 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
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
125 115 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.64% 13.26% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 24 (47.06%) CheckPoint
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 17 (33.33%) Network Security
4 16 (31.37%) Nokia
5 15 (29.41%) VPN
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) SLA
7 10 (19.61%) Wireless
8 9 (17.65%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) F5
9 8 (15.69%) FWSM
9 8 (15.69%) Demand Management
9 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.69%) MPLS
10 7 (13.73%) CISSP
10 7 (13.73%) Juniper
10 7 (13.73%) HP
10 7 (13.73%) IBM
10 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
10 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) TippingPoint
11 6 (11.76%) IronPort
11 6 (11.76%) Information Security
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.76%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Network Security
2 15 (29.41%) VPN
3 10 (19.61%) Wireless
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (15.69%) FWSM
4 8 (15.69%) MPLS
5 6 (11.76%) LAN
5 6 (11.76%) SMS
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (9.80%) IP Telephony
6 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
7 4 (7.84%) DHCP
7 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 4 (7.84%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) LDAP
8 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.92%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Network Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Security Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Check Point Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Firewall Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Security Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Architect
10 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.96%) J2EE
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) AS400
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Android
5 3 (5.88%) Solaris
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Demand Management
1 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
1 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.76%) Information Security
3 5 (9.80%) Network Management
3 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
3 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
4 3 (5.88%) ITSM
4 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (5.88%) SDLC
4 3 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Validation
4 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (3.92%) Content Management
5 2 (3.92%) Document Management
5 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Security Management
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) CISSP
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) GCIA
4 1 (1.96%) GSEC
4 1 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.92%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 5 (9.80%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (5.88%) Nessus
3 3 (5.88%) Nmap
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) CheckPoint
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 16 (31.37%) Nokia
4 9 (17.65%) F5
5 7 (13.73%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 7 (13.73%) Juniper
6 6 (11.76%) IronPort
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) TippingPoint
7 5 (9.80%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.84%) Forcepoint
9 3 (5.88%) Qualys
10 2 (3.92%) VMware
11 1 (1.96%) Altiris
11 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
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