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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.80% 2.66% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 20.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 15
Median daily rate £250 £443 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.50% +60.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £321 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £503 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -16.00%
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
59 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.72% 13.32% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 58
Median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.62% -28.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.75 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £47.50 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 6 £325 - 2
Cheltenham -8 2 £171 -61.29% 3
Cirencester - 2 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 29 (67.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco
5 18 (41.86%) CCNP
6 14 (32.56%) VPN
7 13 (30.23%) DHCP
7 13 (30.23%) Juniper
8 10 (23.26%) Migration
9 9 (20.93%) Internet
9 9 (20.93%) F5
10 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 8 (18.60%) Change Management
11 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
11 7 (16.28%) ProxySG
11 7 (16.28%) Network Security
11 7 (16.28%) TippingPoint
11 7 (16.28%) CCNA
11 7 (16.28%) Windows
11 7 (16.28%) LAN
11 7 (16.28%) WAN
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
12 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.95%) BGP
12 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
12 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) CISSP
13 5 (11.63%) IPsec

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) GroupWise
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VPN
2 13 (30.23%) DHCP
3 9 (20.93%) Internet
4 7 (16.28%) LAN
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security
4 7 (16.28%) WAN
5 6 (13.95%) BGP
5 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
6 5 (11.63%) DNS
6 5 (11.63%) HSRP
6 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (11.63%) IPsec
6 5 (11.63%) MPLS
6 5 (11.63%) VLAN
7 4 (9.30%) Skype
7 4 (9.30%) Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.65%) IMAP4
9 2 (4.65%) POP3
9 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance Practitioner
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Perimeter Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) WSDL
2 1 (2.33%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.30%) Solaris
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Information Security
5 3 (6.98%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (41.86%) CCNP
5 7 (16.28%) CCNA
6 6 (13.95%) CISSP
6 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) CCIE
8 3 (6.98%) CLAS
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) IISP
9 2 (4.65%) CCDA
10 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.98%) JSP 440
1 3 (6.98%) RMADS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) ProxySG
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Netcool
3 2 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) Juniper
3 9 (20.93%) F5
4 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
4 7 (16.28%) TippingPoint
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Endeca
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.65%) Lotus
8 2 (4.65%) Novell
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Intel Security