The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 37 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.75% 4.88% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 40.00% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Median daily rate £165 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +7.69%
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 £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.24% 12.20% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 27
Median daily rate £350 £356 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £416 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £27.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £40.30 £53.35
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 Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +12 3 £390 +254.54% 1
Gloucester -12 2 £140 -60.00% 1
Cirencester - 1 £320 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £180 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (10.00%) VLAN
9 2 (10.00%) CCNP
9 2 (10.00%) Internet
9 2 (10.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) WLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Skype
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) IBM