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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.65% 6.50% 7.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £171 £443 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +68.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £321 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £503 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
Firewall
Gloucestershire

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
8 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.61% 16.26% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 18
Median daily rate £375 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £313 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) Juniper
5 11 (61.11%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) VPN
6 10 (55.56%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) TippingPoint
7 7 (38.89%) Change Management
7 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
7 7 (38.89%) ProxySG
7 7 (38.89%) F5
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) BGP
8 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 5 (27.78%) VLAN
9 5 (27.78%) IPsec
9 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) HSRP
10 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (22.22%) Endeca
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (22.22%) CCIE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) VPN
2 6 (33.33%) BGP
2 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) HSRP
3 5 (27.78%) IPsec
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) TACACS
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (5.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Solaris
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) CCNP
5 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) ProxySG
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
3 7 (38.89%) F5
3 7 (38.89%) TippingPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Endeca
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft