The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.93% 5.00% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% 33.78% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate £360 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £269 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
South West

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
64 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.35% 14.80% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 37
Average daily rate £325 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +14 12 £358 +27.11% 3
Cheltenham -5 3 £425 - 5
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Internet
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) CCNA
5 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
6 5 (15.15%) RMADS
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) CISSP
6 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
6 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
6 5 (15.15%) IIS
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) NHS
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
6 5 (15.15%) IISP
6 5 (15.15%) CLAS
6 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.12%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) IPv4
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance Practitioner
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Migration Manager
7 1 (3.03%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
1 5 (15.15%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
1 5 (15.15%) Information Security
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Change Control
2 3 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) High Availability
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) CISSP
4 5 (15.15%) CLAS
4 5 (15.15%) IISP
5 1 (3.03%) CCENT
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
1 5 (15.15%) RMADS
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Firmware
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 3 (9.09%) Veeam
5 2 (6.06%) Aruba
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Draytek
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.00 - £7.70 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: upto £320 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago