The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.15% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.14% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.95% -30.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.94% 12.68% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 4
Average daily rate £250 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £406 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.85 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% -15.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Firewall
South West

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 12 £388 - 1
Bath -3 8 £150 -63.63% 3
Street - - - -
Winscombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) IIS
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
3 13 (41.94%) ISA Server
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Barracuda Networks
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (38.71%) Wireless
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
7 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (22.58%) Avaya
9 7 (22.58%) Juniper
9 7 (22.58%) MCSA
9 7 (22.58%) SLA
9 7 (22.58%) Mitel
9 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
10 5 (16.13%) Network Security
10 5 (16.13%) CCNA
10 5 (16.13%) MCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) IIS
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Wireless
2 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 4 (12.90%) IPsec
4 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) OSPF
4 4 (12.90%) BGP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.68%) Junos
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) ICMP
5 3 (9.68%) IPv4
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) DMZ
7 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Administrator
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Network Support
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Debian
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 5 (16.13%) MCSE
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) ISA Server
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Avaya
4 7 (22.58%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) Mitel
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Wyse
7 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
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