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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 98 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.73% 3.80% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.16% 18.80% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 37
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£400 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £137 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £484 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £20.75 £17.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £38.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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
348 399 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.78% 20.21% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 173
Average daily rate £385 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
Havant +1 15 £443 +26.42% 3
Basingstoke +12 12 £390 -25.71% 3
Winchester +2 10 £406 -7.67% 1
Hook -3 10 £350 +2.94%
Southampton -4 9 £363 +11.53% 4
Farnborough -3 4 £116 -75.52% 4
Aldershot - 4 £300 -
Andover 0 1 - -
Portsmouth -10 1 - - 2
Fareham - 1 £550 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 87 (50.00%) Windows
2 74 (42.53%) Security Cleared
3 64 (36.78%) Cisco
4 48 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 42 (24.14%) Linux
6 40 (22.99%) VMware
7 37 (21.26%) Microsoft
7 37 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (20.69%) McAfee
9 35 (20.11%) WAN
10 34 (19.54%) CheckPoint
11 32 (18.39%) LAN
11 32 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 27 (15.52%) HP
13 27 (15.52%) CCNP
13 27 (15.52%) CCNA
13 27 (15.52%) Oracle
14 26 (14.94%) DNS
15 23 (13.22%) Intrusion Detection
15 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
16 22 (12.64%) DV Cleared
16 22 (12.64%) Data Centre
16 22 (12.64%) SQL
16 22 (12.64%) ITIL
16 22 (12.64%) Juniper
17 21 (12.07%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.75%) IIS
4 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.72%) nginx
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.15%) JBoss
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) MS Office
2 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.72%) SaaS
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (20.11%) WAN
3 32 (18.39%) LAN
4 29 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 26 (14.94%) DNS
6 23 (13.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (12.07%) Wireless
7 21 (12.07%) SAN
8 20 (11.49%) SSL
9 16 (9.20%) DHCP
10 14 (8.05%) Network Security
10 14 (8.05%) NAS
11 13 (7.47%) VPN
11 13 (7.47%) OSPF
12 11 (6.32%) BGP
12 11 (6.32%) X.400
12 11 (6.32%) X.500
12 11 (6.32%) SMTP
12 11 (6.32%) BIG-IP
12 11 (6.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.30%) MySQL
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.15%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) MSI
2 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.72%) Gerrit
2 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) RSpec
3 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (6.90%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Military
3 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (20.11%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.52%) Architect
3 20 (11.49%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (7.47%) Analyst
5 12 (6.90%) Consultant
6 8 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Build Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Security Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Administrator
9 5 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.87%) Security Specialist
10 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.30%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) Middleware
2 5 (2.87%) Web Services
2 5 (2.87%) XML
2 5 (2.87%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.30%) Ajax
3 4 (2.30%) JSON
4 3 (1.72%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.72%) ServiceStack
5 2 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.15%) JSP
6 1 (0.57%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) YAML
6 1 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.20%) PKI
3 9 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.87%) Clustering
4 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) AS400
6 3 (1.72%) RMADS
6 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.15%) HACMP
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
8 1 (0.57%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 87 (50.00%) Windows
2 42 (24.14%) Linux
3 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.49%) Windows 7
5 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.62%) UNIX
8 9 (5.17%) Solaris
9 8 (4.60%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.30%) CentOS
12 3 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.72%) Android
12 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.64%) ITIL
2 18 (10.34%) Information Security
3 17 (9.77%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (7.47%) SIEM
4 13 (7.47%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.32%) Network Design
5 11 (6.32%) Service Management
5 11 (6.32%) Network Management
5 11 (6.32%) Integration Testing
6 10 (5.75%) Change Management
7 9 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.17%) Boundary Protection
8 8 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.60%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.02%) SOA
9 7 (4.02%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.02%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.64%) SQL
3 13 (7.47%) Perl
4 9 (5.17%) Python
5 7 (4.02%) VBScript
6 6 (3.45%) C
7 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.87%) PHP
8 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.72%) VBA
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 74 (42.53%) Security Cleared
2 48 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 37 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (15.52%) CCNP
4 27 (15.52%) CCNA
5 22 (12.64%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.75%) CCSE
7 9 (5.17%) CCSA
8 7 (4.02%) CISSP
9 4 (2.30%) CCSP
10 2 (1.15%) CCIE
10 2 (1.15%) GIAC
11 1 (0.57%) CCDP
11 1 (0.57%) MCTS
11 1 (0.57%) MCITP
11 1 (0.57%) Degree
11 1 (0.57%) CCDE
11 1 (0.57%) MCP
11 1 (0.57%) MCSE
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) QA
2 7 (4.02%) JSP 440
3 6 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.32%) XenApp
3 11 (6.32%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.87%) vSphere
5 5 (2.87%) KVM
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.72%) Squid
7 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.15%) OCFS2
8 2 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.57%) Snort
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (6.32%) SCCM
3 10 (5.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (4.60%) Nagios
5 6 (3.45%) Puppet
5 6 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.87%) SCOM
7 3 (1.72%) Ansible
7 3 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 64 (36.78%) Cisco
2 40 (22.99%) VMware
3 37 (21.26%) Microsoft
4 36 (20.69%) McAfee
5 34 (19.54%) CheckPoint
6 27 (15.52%) Oracle
6 27 (15.52%) HP
7 22 (12.64%) Juniper
8 16 (9.20%) Citrix
8 16 (9.20%) F5
9 15 (8.62%) IBM
10 11 (6.32%) Symantec
10 11 (6.32%) Clearswift
11 10 (5.75%) ArcSight
12 9 (5.17%) Lumension
13 8 (4.60%) Ventyx
13 8 (4.60%) OpenText
13 8 (4.60%) Nokia
14 7 (4.02%) Blue Coat
15 6 (3.45%) Imperva
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 13 days ago