Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 25 68
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.73% 5.47% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 33.78% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 1
Somerset median daily rate £425 £638 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +196.51% -38.57%
10th Percentile £245 £296 £198
90th Percentile £502 £925 £233
South West median daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Somerset median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -42.48% +35.64%
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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 73 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.01% 16.19% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 22
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +25.00% -22.68%
10th Percentile £115 £244 £213
90th Percentile £512 £500 £400
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 6
Somerset median hourly rate £35.75 £22.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -42.48% +91.25%
10th Percentile £20.55 £15.63 £24.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £39.25
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 Somerset

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 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
Bath -11 4 £275 -35.29% 2
Street 0 2 £425 +36.00%
Taunton -12 2 £325 -63.89%
Clevedon -1 1 £238 -13.64% 1
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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) VMware