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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 47 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.50% 2.31% 6.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.71% 20.37% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 16
Average daily rate £375 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +57.89%
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
85 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.20% 11.34% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 55
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Cheltenham +13 8 £425 -32.00% 5
Gloucester +5 7 £366 +4.64%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) Internet
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) C
7 8 (18.60%) IIS
7 8 (18.60%) CCNP
8 7 (16.28%) CCNA
8 7 (16.28%) CISSP
8 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) JSP 440
8 7 (16.28%) RMADS
8 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance
8 7 (16.28%) Information Security
8 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (16.28%) IISP
8 7 (16.28%) CLAS
8 7 (16.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
8 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
9 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Network Security
10 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
11 4 (9.30%) VLAN
11 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 4 (9.30%) Wireless
11 4 (9.30%) NHS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) VLAN
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) Wireless
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.33%) HSRP
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.33%) IPv4
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance Practitioner
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (4.65%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Solaris
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance
1 7 (16.28%) Information Security
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Change Control
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
4 2 (4.65%) Network Design
4 2 (4.65%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
4 2 (4.65%) SIEM
5 1 (2.33%) Line Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.60%) CCNP
5 7 (16.28%) CCNA
5 7 (16.28%) CISSP
5 7 (16.28%) CLAS
5 7 (16.28%) IISP
6 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (16.28%) JSP 440
1 7 (16.28%) RMADS
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) iptables
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) Plesk
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
4 4 (9.30%) Dell
4 4 (9.30%) EMC
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Aruba
5 3 (6.98%) Endeca
5 3 (6.98%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Draytek
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
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