The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheltenham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.08% 10.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£181 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.56% 10.99% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate £325 £265 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -44.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (38.46%) Network Design
4 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
6 1 (7.69%) SONET
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) DSL
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) ATM
6 1 (7.69%) ISDN
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) 3Com
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
5 2 (15.38%) Acronis
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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