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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.77% 1.02% 6.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 4.55% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £470 £110 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+327.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £72.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
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 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.55% 22.45% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £390 £393 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% -20.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £100.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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
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 10 December 2016.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
5 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) DSL
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint

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 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
4 1 (11.11%) SONET
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint