The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.07% 4.52% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.84% 21.43% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
Average daily rate £425 £475 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +97.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £450 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -27.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 70 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.39% 21.08% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 109
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 12 £450 -10.00% 1
Cheltenham -4 7 £395 -12.22% 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Network Security
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) Linux
6 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (30.95%) BGP
9 13 (30.95%) VMware
10 12 (28.57%) Juniper
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (23.81%) Junos
12 10 (23.81%) F5
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 10 (23.81%) OSPF
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (23.81%) SAN
13 9 (21.43%) VPN
13 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
15 7 (16.67%) vSphere
15 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (14.29%) Internet
16 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 6 (14.29%) NetBackup

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Network Security
2 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (30.95%) BGP
4 10 (23.81%) Junos
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (23.81%) OSPF
4 10 (23.81%) SAN
5 9 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (14.29%) Internet
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.14%) DNS
9 3 (7.14%) DHCP
9 3 (7.14%) MPLS
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.38%) TACACS
11 1 (2.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
1 2 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Security Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.76%) Administrator
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) iPad
1 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) CCSP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.67%) vSphere
3 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
4 13 (30.95%) VMware
5 12 (28.57%) Juniper
6 10 (23.81%) F5
7 5 (11.90%) HP
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.52%) Sophos
9 3 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (7.14%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) Apple
10 2 (4.76%) Veritas
10 2 (4.76%) Acronis
10 2 (4.76%) 3Com
10 2 (4.76%) AppSense
11 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
11 1 (2.38%) NetApp
11 1 (2.38%) Nokia
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