The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 June 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 23 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.86% 4.00% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 25.49% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £445 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.92% +4.00%  
10th Percentile £388 £313 £294
90th Percentile £553 £338 £331
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.15 £40.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -57.11% +70.21%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 51 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 17.43% 15.69% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 65
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £323 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.68% +3.20%  
10th Percentile £148 £140 £190
90th Percentile £523 £438 £518
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 31 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% -5.88%  
East of England median hourly rate £16.90 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -57.74% +73.91%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Luton +1 7 £475 +46.15% 1
Firewall
East of England

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

1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) CCIE
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (20.00%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) CMMI

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) VRRP
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) CMMI
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
3 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCIE
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE Security
3 2 (13.33%) HP APS
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
5 2 (13.33%) Mitel
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Trustwave
5 2 (13.33%) Virgin Media
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
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