Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cisco Firepower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Firepower over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Cisco Firepower (formerly Sourcefire Firepower)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 196 203
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Firepower 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.053% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
South West median daily rate £380 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% - -
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Cisco Firepower 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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 952 835 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.68% 14.88% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 505 463
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £184 £181 £164
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 79
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.49% -29.33% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.50 £12.65
90th Percentile £49.35 £42.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +7.48%

Cisco Firepower
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco Firepower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Firepower in the South West

Cisco Firepower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Firepower in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Firepower in the South West

Cisco Firepower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Firepower in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Firepower in the South West

Cisco Firepower
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Firepower within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Wiltshire -18 6 £404 +0.94% 3
Bristol - 5 £390 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 -
Cisco Firepower
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Firepower 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 South West region with a requirement for Cisco Firepower.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) IPsec
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) VPLS
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security

Cisco Firepower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) FCoE
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) VPLS
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki