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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.81% 5.51% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.33% 34.15% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 12
Average daily rate
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£263 £545 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.83% +51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £367 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
103 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.55% 16.14% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 35
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 0 11 £263 - 2
Gloucester - - - - 3
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 17 (45.95%) MPLS
4 17 (45.95%) Juniper
4 17 (45.95%) LAN
5 16 (43.24%) WAN
6 15 (40.54%) VPN
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) F5
8 13 (35.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
9 12 (32.43%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) CCNP
11 9 (24.32%) EIGRP
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (21.62%) Network Security
12 8 (21.62%) ITIL
12 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
13 7 (18.92%) Citrix
13 7 (18.92%) SSL
13 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
13 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
13 7 (18.92%) VLAN
13 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) BGP
2 17 (45.95%) MPLS
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 16 (43.24%) WAN
4 15 (40.54%) VPN
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (24.32%) EIGRP
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (21.62%) Network Security
8 7 (18.92%) SSL
8 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
8 7 (18.92%) VLAN
9 6 (16.22%) Junos
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) IPv4
10 4 (10.81%) IPv6
11 3 (8.11%) Internet
12 2 (5.41%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Team Leader
1 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Network Supervisor
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) RMADS
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VBScript
1 2 (5.41%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (29.73%) CCNP
5 5 (13.51%) CCNA
6 4 (10.81%) CCSP
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.41%) MCP
7 2 (5.41%) MCSE
8 1 (2.70%) CISSP
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) ProxySG
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (10.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) Juniper
3 13 (35.14%) F5
4 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) Apple
8 4 (10.81%) McAfee
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle
10 2 (5.41%) NetQoS
10 2 (5.41%) NetApp
10 2 (5.41%) Nokia
10 2 (5.41%) HP
11 1 (2.70%) Talend
11 1 (2.70%) Veeam
11 1 (2.70%) KANA
11 1 (2.70%) AppSense
11 1 (2.70%) Kofax
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