Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.04% 3.89% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.34% 26.09% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 19
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £325 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -25.29% +58.18%
10th Percentile £193 £154 £227
90th Percentile £448 £393 £475
South West median daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +26.98% -86.00%
10th Percentile £17.65 £20.00 £14.93
90th Percentile £26.35 £20.00 £16.58
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.16% -37.91% +9.29%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.32% 14.90% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 96 95
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £169
90th Percentile £423 £431 £475
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.17% -19.75% +82.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 5 £225 -31.30% 1
Gloucester -8 5 £250 -13.04% 5
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) Network Security
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Wireless
6 8 (29.63%) Internet
6 8 (29.63%) Network Design
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) CCNP
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Remedy
8 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
10 4 (14.81%) Juniper
10 4 (14.81%) C
11 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) GroupWise
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Network Security
2 10 (37.04%) LAN
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) Wireless
4 8 (29.63%) Internet
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) Broadband
7 3 (11.11%) ISDN
7 3 (11.11%) Junos
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.41%) SAN
8 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.70%) DHCP
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.70%) Intranet
9 1 (3.70%) IPsec
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Incident Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) SAML
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Network Design
3 7 (25.93%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Data Security
7 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
7 2 (7.41%) Server Hardening
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Behavioural Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (11.11%) JNCIE
6 3 (11.11%) JNCIP
6 3 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SmoothWall
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Polycom
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
4 2 (7.41%) Veeam
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Isilon
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto