Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 16 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.54% 7.54% 5.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.17% 36.61% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 25
Bracknell median daily rate £355 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -13.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £224 £258 £308
90th Percentile £635 £526 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bracknell median hourly rate £19.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £18.50 - £42.50
90th Percentile £19.50 - £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £41.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +184.48% -43.14%

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 92 112 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 20.40% 20.59% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 62
Bracknell median daily rate £363 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00% +18.11%
10th Percentile £134 £245 £213
90th Percentile £525 £509 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 21
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -67.95%
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% -6.90% -39.58%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (44.00%) Juniper
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (28.00%) Network Management
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) DB2
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) WFM
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (16.00%) BGP
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) DWDM
4 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
4 3 (12.00%) RIP
4 3 (12.00%) SDH
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VPLS
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Network Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Technical Leader
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Domain Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Server Support
9 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Management
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) WFM
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (12.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCIP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Juniper
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Nortel
6 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed