The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.58% 3.14% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 28.00% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £275 £270 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £135.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
23 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.86% 11.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Average daily rate £325 £215 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -40.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 3 £375 +78.57% 1
Weymouth - 2 £268 - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCSE
5 2 (22.22%) CCTV
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) CCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) PSTN
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) HND
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Broadband
6 1 (11.11%) ISDN
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) ISDN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) PSTN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) CCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
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