The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 March 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 / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.39% 3.04% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.83% 42.11% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £438 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +70.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £355 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.44% -23.63%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 19 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 20.10% 7.22% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 17
Median daily rate £235 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -53.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 £225 - 2
Street - 2 £395 -
Taunton -5 1 £245 -45.55% 2
Glastonbury - 1 £365 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) IaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) HBase
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Fredhopper
2 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) HBase
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) WSDL
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Process Management
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) DSDM
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) HDFS
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) ATG
4 1 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) VeriFone
4 1 (7.14%) WorldPay
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