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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.58% 2.12% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 31.82% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Median daily rate £313 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £810 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +7.62%
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
46 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.93% 6.67% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 21
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £480 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £20.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.60 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 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
Taunton - 6 £750 - 1
Bath -3 4 - - 1
Clevedon 0 2 £263 - 2
Street - 2 £319 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
7 4 (17.39%) Aruba
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.04%) F5
8 3 (13.04%) Office 365
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) WLAN
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (8.70%) Avaya
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
9 2 (8.70%) Motorola

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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) WLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DSL
5 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) High Availability
2 2 (8.70%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Server Building
3 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
2 1 (4.35%) RSA Archer
2 1 (4.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Aruba
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
5 2 (8.70%) Motorola
5 2 (8.70%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed