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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 39 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.13% 5.63% 5.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.83% 38.24% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 4
Median daily rate £310 £369 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £301 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1370.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
- -14.20%

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
41 68 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.68% 14.72% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 24
Median daily rate £315 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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
Gloucester -16 3 £315 -11.88% 1
Cheltenham +6 2 £390 -8.23%
Cirencester - 2 £315 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) CCNP
7 5 (22.73%) CCNA
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (9.09%) VLAN
10 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 2 (9.09%) Skype
10 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business

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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Skype
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (4.55%) ATM
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DSL
5 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
5 1 (4.55%) ISDN
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
5 1 (4.55%) SONET
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) UAG
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
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