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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 40 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.28% 2.12% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.84% 23.46% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 22
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +54.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
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
161 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.24% 9.04% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 64
Median daily rate £365 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.46% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.16 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 48 (72.73%) Cisco
2 32 (48.48%) Data Centre
3 24 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 23 (34.85%) SIEM
5 21 (31.82%) Network Security
5 21 (31.82%) Windows
6 20 (30.30%) CISSP
6 20 (30.30%) Wireless
7 19 (28.79%) Finance
7 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 18 (27.27%) Linux
9 17 (25.76%) VPN
9 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
9 17 (25.76%) ArcSight
10 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (22.73%) Security Architecture
11 15 (22.73%) Nokia
11 15 (22.73%) Information Security
12 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
12 14 (21.21%) SLA
13 13 (19.70%) ITIL
13 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
13 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (18.18%) PCI DSS
14 12 (18.18%) Unified Communications
14 12 (18.18%) LAN
14 12 (18.18%) WAN
15 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) IIS
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.15%) Office 365
4 5 (7.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Network Security
2 20 (30.30%) Wireless
3 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (25.76%) VPN
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (18.18%) LAN
6 12 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 12 (18.18%) WAN
7 11 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (15.15%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (15.15%) SSL
9 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.12%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (12.12%) FWSM
10 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
10 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (10.61%) Internet
11 7 (10.61%) IPsec
11 7 (10.61%) MPLS
12 5 (7.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Billing
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 20 (30.30%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Network Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Check Point Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Network Technician
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.67%) PKI
4 10 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.06%) CESG
6 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) SIEM
2 15 (22.73%) Information Security
2 15 (22.73%) Security Architecture
3 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
4 10 (15.15%) Content Management
4 10 (15.15%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (10.61%) Demand Management
6 7 (10.61%) Network Management
6 7 (10.61%) Threat Management
6 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (9.09%) Coaching
7 6 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (9.09%) OWASP
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Matrix Management
8 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.58%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) CISSP
2 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (12.12%) CCNA
6 7 (10.61%) JNCIA
7 6 (9.09%) Degree
7 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 6 (9.09%) ISSAP
8 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (6.06%) CCNP
10 3 (4.55%) CCDP
10 3 (4.55%) CISMP
10 3 (4.55%) GCIA
10 3 (4.55%) JNCIP
10 3 (4.55%) SANS
11 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (3.03%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.03%) GCIH
12 1 (1.52%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) SLA
2 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) Snort
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (9.09%) RSA enVision
4 2 (3.03%) Nessus
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.52%) Nmap
5 1 (1.52%) QRadar
5 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Cisco
2 24 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 17 (25.76%) ArcSight
4 15 (22.73%) Nokia
5 11 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 11 (16.67%) VMware
6 10 (15.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (15.15%) Forcepoint
6 10 (15.15%) HP
7 9 (13.64%) F5
7 9 (13.64%) Juniper
8 8 (12.12%) IronPort
9 7 (10.61%) CA
9 7 (10.61%) IBM
9 7 (10.61%) Palo Alto
10 6 (9.09%) LogRhythm
10 6 (9.09%) Splunk
11 5 (7.58%) NEC
12 3 (4.55%) Citrix
12 3 (4.55%) Dell
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