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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 24 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.70% 5.23% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 25.00% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -34.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £195 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -31.03%
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
81 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.85% 20.91% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £162 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £44.25 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 -7 15 - - 1
Gloucester -1 4 £319 +3.23% 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (65.91%) LAN
2 28 (63.64%) WAN
2 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 26 (59.09%) Cisco
4 19 (43.18%) BGP
5 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
6 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (34.09%) VPN
7 13 (29.55%) MPLS
8 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Citrix
9 11 (25.00%) SSL
10 10 (22.73%) CCNP
10 10 (22.73%) Juniper
10 10 (22.73%) Network Security
10 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
12 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL
12 8 (18.18%) IPsec
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 7 (15.91%) Information Security
13 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
14 6 (13.64%) CCNA
14 6 (13.64%) CISSP
14 6 (13.64%) Linux
14 6 (13.64%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) LAN
2 28 (63.64%) WAN
3 19 (43.18%) BGP
4 15 (34.09%) VPN
5 13 (29.55%) MPLS
6 11 (25.00%) SSL
7 10 (22.73%) Network Security
8 9 (20.45%) OSPF
9 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
9 8 (18.18%) IPsec
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (11.36%) VLAN
13 4 (9.09%) Internet
13 4 (9.09%) SAN
14 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (6.82%) VoIP
14 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
15 2 (4.55%) IPv6
16 1 (2.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) RMADS
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
2 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
4 5 (11.36%) Security Management
5 4 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
1 2 (4.55%) VBScript
1 2 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (22.73%) CCNP
4 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 6 (13.64%) CISSP
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 5 (11.36%) CISM
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.82%) CCSP
8 3 (6.82%) MCSE
8 3 (6.82%) MCP
9 2 (4.55%) CCSA
10 1 (2.27%) CCIE
10 1 (2.27%) CCSE
10 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.27%) MCITP
10 1 (2.27%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Postfix
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (22.73%) Juniper
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.64%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.09%) F5
8 3 (6.82%) HP
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) Nokia
10 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.27%) McAfee
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) AppSense
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