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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.87% 3.83% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.12% 20.00% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
68 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.24% 19.14% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 44
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (44.19%) DV Cleared
4 17 (39.53%) Juniper
5 15 (34.88%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) PKI
7 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (23.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (23.26%) CLAS
9 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (20.93%) CCNA
9 9 (20.93%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) LAN
10 8 (18.60%) Information Security
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
11 7 (16.28%) OSPF
11 7 (16.28%) BGP
11 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
12 6 (13.95%) CISSP
12 6 (13.95%) VMware
12 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
13 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (11.63%) Network Security
13 5 (11.63%) WAN
13 5 (11.63%) Security Management

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 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) VPN
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (18.60%) LAN
4 7 (16.28%) BGP
4 7 (16.28%) OSPF
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (11.63%) Network Security
5 5 (11.63%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
6 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.98%) Junos
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.65%) FWSM
8 2 (4.65%) SSL
8 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) IPsec
9 1 (2.33%) NGN
9 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) AS400
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
4 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.63%) Security Management
6 4 (9.30%) Content Management
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Threat Management
6 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
8 2 (4.65%) Network Design
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (44.19%) DV Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (23.26%) CLAS
6 9 (20.93%) CCNA
7 6 (13.95%) CISSP
8 4 (9.30%) CCNP
9 3 (6.98%) CCIE
10 2 (4.65%) CCSA
10 2 (4.65%) CCSE
10 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
10 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
11 1 (2.33%) CCDA
11 1 (2.33%) CCDP
11 1 (2.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) ISO27002
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) RMADS
3 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Juniper
3 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Crossbeam
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia
8 1 (2.33%) BT
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat