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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.05% 9.80% 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 53.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
15 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.79% 18.30% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £315 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £334 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard