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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.90% 4.72% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 20.83% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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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
39 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.57% 22.64% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 10
Average daily rate £325 £360 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +46.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £23.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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
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 21 October 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) AWK
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) sed
2 2 (40.00%) Alias
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) AWK
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Alias
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint