The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.62% 3.77% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.26% 45.95% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.13 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.14% 8.20% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 8
Average daily rate £360 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £15.00 £12.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.33% +20.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.40 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £27.60 £17.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Yeovil +1 4 - -
Bath -1 2 - - 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Middleware
3 7 (41.18%) Symantec
3 7 (41.18%) McAfee
3 7 (41.18%) CommVault
3 7 (41.18%) Statistics
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Change Control
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Statistics
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Control
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Symantec
2 7 (41.18%) McAfee
2 7 (41.18%) CommVault
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Rackspace