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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 8 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.16% 10.95% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.12% 48.39% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
Median daily rate £443 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.52% -36.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -15.55% -25.00%  

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 68 62 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.98% 22.63% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 28
Median daily rate £300 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 23 April 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Juniper
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) Fortinet
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) CCSE
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
8 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 1 (5.88%) DMZ
8 1 (5.88%) Symantec
8 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) Migration

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DMZ
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Security Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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