Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.85% 3.66% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 23.33% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Bath median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% - -
Somerset median daily rate £425 £638 £215
% change year-on-year -33.33% +196.51% -38.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bath median hourly rate - £21.50 -
Somerset median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -42.48% +35.64%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 18 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 8.33% 15.71% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Bath median daily rate £313 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.35% +0.71% +60.92%
10th Percentile £119 £276 £213
90th Percentile £500 £425 £375
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +7.69% +25.00% -22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Bath median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +7.95% -42.48% +91.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bath

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bath

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos