Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 52 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 9.09% 4.94% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 23.33% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 4
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £338 £295
90th Percentile £444 £494 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £407 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -4.35% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Bracknell median hourly rate - - £39.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +41.03% +122.86%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 117 120 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 20.45% 21.16% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 66 35
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.80% +29.11% -6.06%
10th Percentile £243 £234 £162
90th Percentile £499 £575 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 13
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -67.95% +30.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £19.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.21% -28.64% +52.78%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 19 (36.54%) Citrix
5 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
5 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
6 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
6 17 (32.69%) Network Management
6 17 (32.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (32.69%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (26.92%) SCOM
8 13 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (19.23%) Juniper
10 10 (19.23%) NX-OS
10 10 (19.23%) F5
11 9 (17.31%) SCSM
11 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
11 9 (17.31%) DAB
11 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
11 9 (17.31%) Network Design
11 9 (17.31%) SCCM
12 8 (15.38%) Change Management
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
13 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
14 6 (11.54%) VMware
14 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
14 6 (11.54%) IaaS
15 5 (9.62%) Data Centre

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 6 (11.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco ISE
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (19.23%) NX-OS
4 9 (17.31%) DAB
5 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.62%) SAN
8 3 (5.77%) DNS
8 3 (5.77%) Internet
8 3 (5.77%) IPsec
8 3 (5.77%) VPN
8 3 (5.77%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (3.85%) DMZ
9 2 (3.85%) HTTP
9 2 (3.85%) SSL
9 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Domain Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Network Support
6 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
7 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Consultant
9 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Project Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) X-Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) DataPower
2 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.85%) AIX
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (3.85%) SUSE
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 17 (32.69%) Network Management
3 9 (17.31%) Network Design
3 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps
5 4 (7.69%) IT Audit
5 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.69%) SIEM
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) Contact Management
7 2 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security
7 2 (3.85%) IT Governance
7 2 (3.85%) Network Segmentation
7 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (1.92%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Korn
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) CCIE
5 4 (7.69%) CISA
5 4 (7.69%) CISM
5 4 (7.69%) CISSP
6 3 (5.77%) CCNP
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCOM
2 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 9 (17.31%) SCSM
3 3 (5.77%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.85%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) Citrix
3 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
5 10 (19.23%) F5
5 10 (19.23%) Juniper
6 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
7 6 (11.54%) VMware
8 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.77%) CA
10 2 (3.85%) HP
10 2 (3.85%) Lancope
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
11 1 (1.92%) BMC
11 1 (1.92%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.92%) IBM
11 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.92%) Software AG
11 1 (1.92%) webMethods