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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 11 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.85% 0.99% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 61.90% 9.09% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 5
Median daily rate £364 £115 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.30% -72.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £115 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £115 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £364 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +57.89%
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
42 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.91% 10.84% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Median daily rate £393 £225 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +9 17 £400 +247.82% 2
Weymouth +5 2 £268 - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (50.00%) Cisco
1 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (50.00%) F5
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (40.00%) Unix
4 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (36.67%) Puppet
5 10 (33.33%) Nagios
5 10 (33.33%) Perl
5 10 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) VPN
7 8 (26.67%) BCP
7 8 (26.67%) CCNP
7 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
7 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) CCNA
9 6 (20.00%) LAN
9 6 (20.00%) WAN
9 6 (20.00%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.67%) IPsec
10 5 (16.67%) Finance

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 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) VPN
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 5 (16.67%) FTP
5 5 (16.67%) HTTP
5 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 5 (16.67%) IPsec
5 5 (16.67%) LDAP
5 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
6 4 (13.33%) VLAN
6 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CCTV
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) BCP
2 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Perl
1 10 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCSE
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) TrustSec
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
1 15 (50.00%) F5
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (10.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 2 (6.67%) Nortel
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle