The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 9 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.98% 1.45% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 65.91% 15.79% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 2
Median daily rate £393 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £500 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.96% +44.44%
Firewall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.67% 9.18% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 8
Median daily rate £393 £480 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +58.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £203 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +11 21 £400 -20.00%
Poole - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (45.45%) F5
4 14 (42.42%) Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Unix
6 12 (36.36%) VPN
6 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 12 (36.36%) Puppet
7 11 (33.33%) Network Security
7 11 (33.33%) Nagios
7 11 (33.33%) Perl
7 11 (33.33%) Python
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) BCP
9 8 (24.24%) LAN
9 8 (24.24%) WAN
9 8 (24.24%) CCNP
10 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
10 6 (18.18%) FTP
10 6 (18.18%) HTTP
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) MQSeries

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (24.24%) LAN
4 8 (24.24%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) FTP
5 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 6 (18.18%) IPsec
5 6 (18.18%) LDAP
5 6 (18.18%) NAS
5 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) BIG-IP
6 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 5 (15.15%) tcpdump
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.12%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.15%) iPad
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) BCP
2 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
2 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) CCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) CISSP
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Samba
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Nagios
3 4 (12.12%) TrustSec
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) F5
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) Juniper
6 6 (18.18%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
7 4 (12.12%) WatchGuard
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) Nokia
8 2 (6.06%) Nortel
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle