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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.63% 1.90% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 9.30% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£390 £525 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £365 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
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
50 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.47% 20.38% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) AS400
4 6 (33.33%) Security Management
4 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Content Management
4 6 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Network Design
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) Nokia
6 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Low Latency

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) ATM
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) TACACS
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) LTE
6 1 (5.56%) MVNO
6 1 (5.56%) TETRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 6 (33.33%) AS400
1 6 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) RMADS
3 1 (5.56%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Content Management
2 6 (33.33%) Security Management
2 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Network Design
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) CCSA
4 3 (16.67%) CCSE
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) GPG13
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Nokia
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) Websense
6 2 (11.11%) BT
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) NetScout
7 1 (5.56%) Imperva
7 1 (5.56%) BMC