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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.98% 1.38% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.77% 12.66% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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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
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 23 (45.10%) LAN
3 23 (45.10%) WAN
4 22 (43.14%) Red Hat
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (41.18%) Puppet
5 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (41.18%) DevOps
6 20 (39.22%) Salt
6 20 (39.22%) Bash Shell
6 20 (39.22%) XenServer
6 20 (39.22%) Ruby
6 20 (39.22%) Ubuntu
6 20 (39.22%) CentOS
6 20 (39.22%) LAMP
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco
6 20 (39.22%) Perl
6 20 (39.22%) PHP
7 19 (37.25%) Apache
8 18 (35.29%) CCNA
8 18 (35.29%) Citrix
9 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 16 (31.37%) Hudson
10 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (31.37%) Samba
10 16 (31.37%) LDAP
10 16 (31.37%) VPN
11 13 (25.49%) Windows

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (37.25%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) nginx
2 5 (9.80%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) MediaWiki
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) LAN
1 23 (45.10%) WAN
2 16 (31.37%) LDAP
2 16 (31.37%) VPN
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (15.69%) OSPF
4 8 (15.69%) BGP
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.76%) IPsec
6 6 (11.76%) Network Security
7 5 (9.80%) EIGRP
7 5 (9.80%) IPv6
8 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 3 (5.88%) FWSM
9 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.88%) ADSL
10 2 (3.92%) DHCP
10 2 (3.92%) DNS
10 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (31.37%) Hudson
3 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Network Specialist
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Technician
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Technician
8 1 (1.96%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) LAMP
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Wiki
2 2 (3.92%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Ubuntu
2 20 (39.22%) CentOS
3 13 (25.49%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) Debian
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) UNIX
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (41.18%) DevOps
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Build Automation
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.80%) Database Theory
5 5 (9.80%) Relational Database Theory
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
7 3 (5.88%) Network Design
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.92%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) B2B
9 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Perl
1 20 (39.22%) PHP
1 20 (39.22%) Ruby
1 20 (39.22%) Bash Shell
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) CCNA
3 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.69%) CCNP
6 3 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) XenServer
2 16 (31.37%) Samba
3 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.80%) Postfix
5 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Puppet
1 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (39.22%) Salt
3 5 (9.80%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Red Hat
3 20 (39.22%) Cisco
4 18 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Juniper
6 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.84%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (5.88%) F5
8 3 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) IBM
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.92%) CA
9 2 (3.92%) Nokia
9 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.92%) IronPort
10 1 (1.96%) Wyse
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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