The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.77% 1.04% 10.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% 5.88% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.70%

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
4 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.69% 17.71% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £390 £280 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -43.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) DSL
1 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) ISDN
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
1 1 (16.67%) SONET
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5