The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.88% 1.61% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 10.34% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
Average daily rate
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£389 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.18% 15.59% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 27
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Basingstoke region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security
3 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Network Design
5 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
5 7 (29.17%) CCNP
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) CISSP
5 7 (29.17%) Security Management
6 6 (25.00%) AS400
6 6 (25.00%) Nokia
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (25.00%) Content Management
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) SSL
7 5 (20.83%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 4 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (16.67%) IPsec
5 4 (16.67%) TACACS
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) HTTP
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) TETRA
8 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Chief Security Officer
8 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
8 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Chief Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (25.00%) AS400
1 6 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) RMADS
3 1 (4.17%) Frameworx
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Security Management
2 7 (29.17%) Network Design
2 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.33%) Server Hardening
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRAMM
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCSA
4 3 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) GPG13
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (25.00%) Nokia
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 3 (12.50%) BT
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) NetScout
7 2 (8.33%) Imperva
7 2 (8.33%) Websense
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) BMC
8 1 (4.17%) F5