Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 November 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.50% 4.18% 5.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 41.67% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Cheltenham median daily rate £225 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -25.00% +71.43%
10th Percentile £197 £161 £309
90th Percentile £248 £453 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £256 £320 £435
% change year-on-year -19.92% -26.44% +65.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% +26.98% -86.00%

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 11.19% 10.04% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 39
Cheltenham median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - +23.81%
10th Percentile £205 £141 £122
90th Percentile £360 £481 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £305 £320 £370
% change year-on-year -4.69% -13.51% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.06% -60.65%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% -47.37% +85.87%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cheltenham

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Cheltenham

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Isilon
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Isilon
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware