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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 31 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.43% 2.84% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.35% 23.64% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 6
Median daily rate £328 £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £316 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
83 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.22% 12.01% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 50
Median daily rate £325 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £14.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.25 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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
Cheltenham +7 15 £328 -27.22% 2
Gloucester +4 5 £300 -33.33% 1
Cirencester - 2 £315 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco
4 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (36.73%) CCNP
6 13 (26.53%) VPN
7 12 (24.49%) DHCP
8 11 (22.45%) Internet
9 10 (20.41%) Juniper
10 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Network Security
10 9 (18.37%) F5
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) CISSP
11 8 (16.33%) Migration
12 7 (14.29%) Information Security
12 7 (14.29%) Blue Coat
12 7 (14.29%) ProxySG
12 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
13 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
13 6 (12.24%) VMware
13 6 (12.24%) Change Management
13 6 (12.24%) Linux
13 6 (12.24%) IIS
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) LAN
13 6 (12.24%) WAN
13 6 (12.24%) DNS
13 6 (12.24%) CCNA
13 6 (12.24%) BGP

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 (12.24%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) GroupWise
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) VPN
2 12 (24.49%) DHCP
3 11 (22.45%) Internet
4 9 (18.37%) Network Security
5 6 (12.24%) BGP
5 6 (12.24%) DNS
5 6 (12.24%) EIGRP
5 6 (12.24%) LAN
5 6 (12.24%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) HSRP
6 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.20%) IPsec
6 5 (10.20%) MPLS
6 5 (10.20%) VLAN
7 4 (8.16%) Wireless
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.08%) IMAP4
8 2 (4.08%) Skype
8 2 (4.08%) TACACS
8 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance Practitioner
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) DBA
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) WSDL
2 1 (2.04%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Information Security
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.12%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
6 2 (4.08%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (36.73%) CCNP
5 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
6 8 (16.33%) CISSP
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
8 5 (10.20%) CLAS
8 5 (10.20%) IISP
9 4 (8.16%) CCIE
10 3 (6.12%) Degree
11 2 (4.08%) CCDA
12 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.20%) JSP 440
1 5 (10.20%) RMADS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) iptables
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool
3 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Plesk
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) Juniper
3 9 (18.37%) F5
4 7 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 6 (12.24%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) Dell
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) Endeca
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 2 (4.08%) Novell
9 1 (2.04%) CommVault
9 1 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) Intel Security