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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.20% - 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% - 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£450 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.36 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+43.98% -33.22%
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 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.60% 10.86% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 29
Average daily rate £360 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% +113.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £20.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £35.55 £24.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 - 1 - - 2
Poole - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 2
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper