The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.81% 2.27% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 25.00% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Median daily rate £450 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.57% +162.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
17 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.83% 9.07% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 33
Median daily rate £325 £306 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +44.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Taunton - 2 £450 -
Bath -4 1 - - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VBA
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Avaya
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (13.33%) DSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) DSL
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Informix
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall Support
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Network Support
2 1 (6.67%) Operations Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) EJB
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Change Control
1 2 (13.33%) Change Management
1 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) DSDM
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) OOD
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) CommVault
3 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) BEA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Motorola
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.67%) VeriFone