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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.81% 2.76% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 11.54% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£385 £525 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +82.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -7.14%
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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
41 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.52% 23.96% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 9
Average daily rate £440 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.21 £14.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -52.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) sed
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) DMZ
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (25.00%) DMZ
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) MVNO
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TETRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Chief Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) AS400
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) Frameworx
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) BPMN
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (25.00%) AWK
1 3 (25.00%) Korn
1 3 (25.00%) sed
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CCSA
1 3 (25.00%) CCSE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) GPG13
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Squid
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Alias
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Sun
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Websense
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft