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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 34 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.94% 0.46% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.06% 6.15% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 7
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£400 £225 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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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
117 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.57% 7.51% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 44
Average daily rate £400 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £156 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -46.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 30 (46.88%) VMware
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 26 (40.63%) Cisco
4 25 (39.06%) Windows
4 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (37.50%) Citrix
6 23 (35.94%) CCNA
6 23 (35.94%) WAN
6 23 (35.94%) LAN
7 21 (32.81%) Apache
7 21 (32.81%) VPN
8 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
9 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (29.69%) Puppet
9 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
9 19 (29.69%) DevOps
10 18 (28.13%) Hudson
10 18 (28.13%) XenServer
11 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
11 17 (26.56%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (26.56%) Perl
11 17 (26.56%) PHP
11 17 (26.56%) Ruby
12 16 (25.00%) Salt
13 14 (21.88%) CentOS
13 14 (21.88%) LDAP
13 14 (21.88%) Ubuntu
13 14 (21.88%) Samba
14 13 (20.31%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 21 (32.81%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) nginx
2 7 (10.94%) Confluence
2 7 (10.94%) MediaWiki
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) WAN
1 23 (35.94%) LAN
2 21 (32.81%) VPN
3 14 (21.88%) LDAP
4 13 (20.31%) OSPF
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (18.75%) BGP
6 11 (17.19%) IPsec
7 9 (14.06%) Network Security
7 9 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (10.94%) DNS
8 7 (10.94%) DHCP
8 7 (10.94%) EIGRP
9 6 (9.38%) IPv6
9 6 (9.38%) Wireless
10 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (7.81%) IP Telephony
10 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 18 (28.13%) Hudson
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (20.31%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Firewall Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) LAMP
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Wiki
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) iPhone
2 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) AS400
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Windows
3 14 (21.88%) CentOS
3 14 (21.88%) Ubuntu
4 11 (17.19%) UNIX
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.94%) Debian
7 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.13%) Android
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (29.69%) DevOps
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.94%) Network Management
4 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
4 6 (9.38%) Database Theory
4 6 (9.38%) Relational Database Theory
4 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.81%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) Email Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
1 17 (26.56%) Perl
1 17 (26.56%) PHP
1 17 (26.56%) Ruby
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.94%) CCNA
3 11 (17.19%) CCNP
4 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) CCIE
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) VCP4
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (28.13%) XenServer
3 14 (21.88%) Samba
4 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.94%) Postfix
6 6 (9.38%) vSphere
6 6 (9.38%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Puppet
2 17 (26.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (25.00%) Salt
4 7 (10.94%) ZABBIX
5 5 (7.81%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (6.25%) Ansible
7 2 (3.13%) WSUS
7 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) VMware
2 26 (40.63%) Cisco
3 24 (37.50%) Citrix
4 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) HP
7 6 (9.38%) Juniper
7 6 (9.38%) IBM
8 5 (7.81%) Wyse
8 5 (7.81%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.81%) Oracle
8 5 (7.81%) CA
8 5 (7.81%) Nokia
8 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.81%) IronPort
9 4 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.13%) Veeam
10 2 (3.13%) AlgoSec
10 2 (3.13%) F5
Bristol
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
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Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago