The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.78% 6.15% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 27.59% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £600 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.47% +10.06%
Firewall
Hampshire

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
45 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.58% 22.31% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 11
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (28.57%) CLAS
4 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 3 (21.43%) RMADS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) NGN
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CLAS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (28.57%) CLAS
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CCVP
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) RMADS
3 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk