Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 22 July 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.89% 8.71% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.16% 37.59% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 10
Bracknell median daily rate £443 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.15% -7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £262
90th Percentile £550 £481 £455
Berkshire median daily rate £485 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +33.79% - +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Bracknell median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% +18.39%
Berkshire median hourly rate £116.25 £33.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +244.44% +2.27% +88.57%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 133 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 24.27% 23.17% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 57
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75% +20.75%
10th Percentile £162 £216 £162
90th Percentile £550 £488 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 17
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -47.92% +1.05%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -53.57% +97.18%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bracknell

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bracknell

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bracknell over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Bracknell

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) CCIE
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) SCCM
6 4 (16.00%) SCOM
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.00%) SCSM
7 3 (12.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) Network Management
7 3 (12.00%) Splunk
7 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) DMZ
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) IPsec
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Support
3 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (8.00%) SUSE
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) SCSM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (24.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Qualys
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Software AG
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) webMethods