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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.30% 1.75% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 35.00% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £475 £215 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.93% -14.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
22 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.57% 5.00% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 25
Median daily rate £475 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +59.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £38.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £35.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
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 December 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 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) WLAN
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) NETGEAR
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) CCNP
8 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
8 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 2 (10.00%) Apple
8 2 (10.00%) Aruba
9 1 (5.00%) VeriFone
9 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
9 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (5.00%) F5
9 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
9 1 (5.00%) SIEM
9 1 (5.00%) Fredhopper
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) WLAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Informix
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) Flash
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (5.00%) DSDM
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) Server Building
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) SIEM
2 1 (5.00%) SOA
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
1 1 (5.00%) RSA Archer
1 1 (5.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Aruba
4 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.00%) ATG
5 1 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) VeriFone
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) WorldPay