Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 31 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 7.77% 4.94% 8.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.47% 20.66% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 29
Bracknell median daily rate £428 £443 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.39% +36.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £321 £265 £251
90th Percentile £699 £550 £489
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £485 £363
% change year-on-year -12.37% +33.79% -
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 £116.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -69.25% +244.44% +2.27%

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 85 121 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 21.30% 23.91% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 51
Bracknell median daily rate £404 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.58% -7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £117 £158 £217
90th Percentile £565 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 13
Bracknell median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.60 £18.95 £44.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +61.54% -20.00% -53.57%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Network Management
3 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (38.71%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (35.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
4 11 (35.48%) SCOM
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) DB2
7 8 (25.81%) WFM
7 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
8 7 (22.58%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (22.58%) CCIE
8 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (16.13%) Private Cloud
10 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
11 4 (12.90%) IaaS
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.90%) Retail
11 4 (12.90%) MPLS
11 4 (12.90%) Windows

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 3 (9.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (12.90%) MPLS
3 3 (9.68%) BGP
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) VPLS
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.45%) OSPF
4 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) DSL
5 1 (3.23%) DWDM
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.23%) RIP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Technical Leader
2 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Network Systems Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IP Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (35.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (16.13%) Private Cloud
4 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
1 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (38.71%) Network Management
3 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 8 (25.81%) WFM
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Due Diligence
8 2 (6.45%) Presales
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CCNP
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) CCIE
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) CCIP
5 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel
4 1 (3.23%) Tandberg