The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 97 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.56% 4.40% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.83% 19.91% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 39
Average daily rate
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£390 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £130 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
Firewall
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
407 452 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.13% 22.11% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 245 154
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £195 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Basingstoke +3 15 £389 +19.61%
Winchester -1 15 £425 +23.18% 2
Southampton -6 13 £388 +19.23%
Havant +5 8 £476 - 3
Farnborough +3 8 £350 +7.27% 5
Hook -7 4 £349 +4.10%
Gosport - 2 £525 -
Aldershot -2 1 £375 +177.77% 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 84 (44.68%) Windows
2 78 (41.49%) Cisco
3 71 (37.77%) Security Cleared
4 50 (26.60%) SC Cleared
5 46 (24.47%) WAN
5 46 (24.47%) Linux
6 44 (23.40%) LAN
7 43 (22.87%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (21.81%) Data Centre
9 37 (19.68%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (19.15%) CheckPoint
11 34 (18.09%) DNS
12 32 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 32 (17.02%) VMware
13 31 (16.49%) Wireless
14 30 (15.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (15.96%) TCP/IP
15 29 (15.43%) CCNA
15 29 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (14.89%) McAfee
17 27 (14.36%) CCNP
18 26 (13.83%) SSL
18 26 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (13.30%) Information Security
20 24 (12.77%) Network Security
21 23 (12.23%) Finance
21 23 (12.23%) DHCP
21 23 (12.23%) HP
22 22 (11.70%) Windows 7
23 21 (11.17%) Oracle

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.32%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.60%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) MS Office
2 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) SaaS
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.47%) WAN
2 44 (23.40%) LAN
3 37 (19.68%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (18.09%) DNS
5 31 (16.49%) Wireless
6 30 (15.96%) TCP/IP
6 30 (15.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (13.83%) SSL
8 24 (12.77%) Network Security
9 23 (12.23%) DHCP
10 20 (10.64%) OSPF
11 19 (10.11%) VPN
12 17 (9.04%) IPsec
13 16 (8.51%) VLAN
13 16 (8.51%) BGP
13 16 (8.51%) EIGRP
14 15 (7.98%) SAN
15 14 (7.45%) Ethernet
16 12 (6.38%) MPLS
17 10 (5.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.60%) MySQL
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MSI
2 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.60%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.60%) Gerrit
2 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (12.23%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Military
3 6 (3.19%) Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (27.13%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.36%) Architect
3 18 (9.57%) Analyst
3 18 (9.57%) Security Engineer
4 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (6.91%) Consultant
5 12 (6.38%) Security Specialist
5 12 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (4.26%) Network Architect
6 8 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (3.72%) Security Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (3.19%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) Administrator
9 5 (2.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.32%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.66%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.66%) Web Services
2 5 (2.66%) XML
3 3 (1.60%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.60%) ServiceStack
3 3 (1.60%) REST
4 2 (1.06%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET
5 1 (0.53%) YAML
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.51%) PKI
3 9 (4.79%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.19%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.19%) AS400
5 6 (3.19%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.66%) RMADS
6 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.66%) Clustering
6 5 (2.66%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.06%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) SecurID
9 2 (1.06%) CESG
9 2 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 84 (44.68%) Windows
2 46 (24.47%) Linux
3 29 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (11.70%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.79%) UNIX
8 5 (2.66%) Solaris
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.60%) Android
10 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.06%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.30%) Information Security
2 20 (10.64%) ITIL
2 20 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (7.98%) Network Design
4 14 (7.45%) SIEM
5 13 (6.91%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.85%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (5.85%) Database Security
6 11 (5.85%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (5.32%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.32%) Security Management
8 9 (4.79%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.79%) Network Management
8 9 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (3.72%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.72%) Service Management
9 7 (3.72%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.91%) Perl
3 12 (6.38%) SQL
4 8 (4.26%) Python
5 7 (3.72%) VBScript
6 4 (2.13%) PHP
7 3 (1.60%) VBA
7 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.06%) Java
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (37.77%) Security Cleared
2 50 (26.60%) SC Cleared
3 43 (22.87%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (15.43%) CCNA
5 27 (14.36%) CCNP
6 15 (7.98%) DV Cleared
7 13 (6.91%) CISSP
8 9 (4.79%) CCSE
9 7 (3.72%) CCSA
10 5 (2.66%) CCIE
11 4 (2.13%) CCDE
12 3 (1.60%) CCSP
13 2 (1.06%) Degree
13 2 (1.06%) CISM
13 2 (1.06%) GIAC
14 1 (0.53%) GCIA
14 1 (0.53%) MCP
14 1 (0.53%) CCDP
14 1 (0.53%) PMP
14 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) QA
2 7 (3.72%) JSP 440
2 7 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 26 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.45%) XenApp
4 12 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.72%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (2.66%) KVM
8 4 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.60%) vSphere
10 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.53%) Squid
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (5.85%) SCCM
3 8 (4.26%) Nagios
4 7 (3.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.66%) SCOM
5 5 (2.66%) Puppet
5 5 (2.66%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.60%) Ansible
7 3 (1.60%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (1.06%) Netcool
9 1 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 78 (41.49%) Cisco
2 36 (19.15%) CheckPoint
3 32 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.02%) VMware
4 28 (14.89%) McAfee
5 23 (12.23%) HP
6 21 (11.17%) Oracle
7 20 (10.64%) Juniper
8 18 (9.57%) Citrix
8 18 (9.57%) F5
9 15 (7.98%) IBM
9 15 (7.98%) Symantec
10 12 (6.38%) Nokia
11 11 (5.85%) OpenText
11 11 (5.85%) Ventyx
12 10 (5.32%) ArcSight
13 8 (4.26%) Clearswift
14 7 (3.72%) Remedy
15 6 (3.19%) Imperva
15 6 (3.19%) NetScout
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago