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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Dorset
Rank 15 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.03% 3.30% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% 21.43% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £243 £313 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.40% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

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
19 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.84% 15.38% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 11
Median daily rate £300 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.46 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% +76.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +3 3 £450 +20.00%
Poole - 3 £210 -
Wimborne - 2 £363 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Juniper
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
7 5 (29.41%) Network Management
8 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Android
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office

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 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) SSL
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (23.53%) X.509
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) FabricPath
7 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
7 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) VPLS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Network Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SOC Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) arcserve
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp