The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 17 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.52% 10.84% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.16% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £395 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.09% 32.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
Average daily rate £450 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
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 Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
5 8 (38.10%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 6 (28.57%) IPsec
7 5 (23.81%) CMS
7 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) Information Security
7 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
7 5 (23.81%) CISM
7 5 (23.81%) Security Management
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) LAN
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) BGP
3 6 (28.57%) SSL
3 6 (28.57%) OSPF
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.76%) DMZ
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
1 5 (23.81%) Information Security
1 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
1 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
1 5 (23.81%) Security Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) CISM
3 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
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