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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 10 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.76% 8.11% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.16% 36.36% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Median daily rate £330 £450 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +148.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £450 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +6.29%
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
19 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.45% 22.30% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 10
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.14% -56.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) Network Security
6 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
6 7 (35.00%) F5
6 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (35.00%) ProxySG
7 6 (30.00%) BGP
7 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (25.00%) MPLS
8 5 (25.00%) VLAN
8 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) IPsec
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) HSRP
9 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (20.00%) Endeca
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (20.00%) 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (25.00%) HSRP
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) TACACS
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) ProxySG
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (35.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Endeca
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft