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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 43 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 76 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.53% 3.55% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.05% 18.21% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 13
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£413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £235 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £336 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.98 £22.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £55.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
421 368 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.55% 19.48% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 179 146
Average daily rate £375 £380 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.83 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Hook +6 15 £374 -0.06%
Southampton -4 12 £475 - 5
Winchester -1 10 £413 +19.56%
Fareham -2 5 £550 - 2
Havant +5 3 £438 +34.61%
Basingstoke -5 3 - - 2
Portsmouth -8 2 - - 1
Farnborough -16 2 £401 -7.54% 2
Alton - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Wallington - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 96 (54.24%) Security Cleared
2 78 (44.07%) Windows
3 62 (35.03%) VMware
4 58 (32.77%) Active Directory
5 57 (32.20%) Microsoft
6 54 (30.51%) Cisco
7 52 (29.38%) SC Cleared
8 50 (28.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (28.25%) SQL
9 45 (25.42%) DV Cleared
10 42 (23.73%) McAfee
11 39 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (20.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 36 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (18.64%) WAN
15 31 (17.51%) LAN
15 31 (17.51%) ITIL
15 31 (17.51%) CCNP
16 29 (16.38%) HP
16 29 (16.38%) TCP/IP
16 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
17 28 (15.82%) Oracle
18 27 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (14.69%) Windows Vista
19 26 (14.69%) UNIX
19 26 (14.69%) Linux
19 26 (14.69%) MSI
20 23 (12.99%) CheckPoint
20 23 (12.99%) Juniper
21 22 (12.43%) Service Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (7.34%) IIS
2 10 (5.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Lync
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.64%) WAN
2 31 (17.51%) LAN
3 29 (16.38%) TCP/IP
4 27 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (9.04%) DNS
5 16 (9.04%) SAN
6 15 (8.47%) SSL
6 15 (8.47%) X.400
6 15 (8.47%) X.500
6 15 (8.47%) Network Security
7 13 (7.34%) Internet
7 13 (7.34%) FTP
7 13 (7.34%) SMTP
8 12 (6.78%) NAS
8 12 (6.78%) VLAN
9 11 (6.21%) DHCP
10 10 (5.65%) Wireless
10 10 (5.65%) BIG-IP
11 9 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) DataStax
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (14.69%) MSI
2 11 (6.21%) StarTeam
3 5 (2.82%) RSpec
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.13%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.56%) Ant
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (8.47%) Military
2 14 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.39%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.82%) Finance
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (13.56%) Architect
1 24 (13.56%) Network Engineer
2 16 (9.04%) Consultant
2 16 (9.04%) Build Engineer
3 15 (8.47%) Security Engineer
4 12 (6.78%) Analyst
5 10 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.52%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.39%) Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Security Architect
8 6 (3.39%) Network Support
9 5 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.82%) Network Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.26%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) Middleware
2 9 (5.08%) XML
3 5 (2.82%) Ajax
3 5 (2.82%) JSON
4 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.13%) .NET
5 2 (1.13%) JSP
5 2 (1.13%) Web Services
5 2 (1.13%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.56%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) PKI
2 6 (3.39%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.82%) NHS
3 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.26%) RMADS
4 4 (2.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) HACMP
5 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.69%) AVVID
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
5 3 (1.69%) CESG
5 3 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 78 (44.07%) Windows
2 39 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (14.69%) Windows Vista
3 26 (14.69%) UNIX
3 26 (14.69%) Linux
4 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.65%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.08%) CentOS
6 9 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.08%) Solaris
7 8 (4.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.82%) AIX
9 4 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.13%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.51%) ITIL
2 22 (12.43%) Service Management
3 16 (9.04%) Migration
4 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (7.34%) Boundary Protection
6 12 (6.78%) SIEM
7 11 (6.21%) Security Architecture
7 11 (6.21%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.21%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.65%) SOA
8 10 (5.65%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.65%) Network Management
9 8 (4.52%) Analytics
9 8 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.95%) Information Security
10 7 (3.95%) DevOps
11 6 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) SQL
2 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.39%) C
4 6 (3.39%) Java
4 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.82%) VBScript
5 5 (2.82%) Ruby
5 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.69%) sed
6 3 (1.69%) Korn
6 3 (1.69%) AWK
6 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.69%) Python
7 2 (1.13%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 96 (54.24%) Security Cleared
2 52 (29.38%) SC Cleared
3 45 (25.42%) DV Cleared
4 36 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (17.51%) CCNP
6 20 (11.30%) CCNA
7 12 (6.78%) CISSP
8 8 (4.52%) CCIE
9 7 (3.95%) GIAC
9 7 (3.95%) CCSA
9 7 (3.95%) CCSE
9 7 (3.95%) Degree
9 7 (3.95%) VCP4
10 5 (2.82%) GCIA
10 5 (2.82%) CCSP
11 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.69%) CISM
13 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.13%) MCSE
14 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.13%) GPG13
4 2 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (32.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (28.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.04%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (6.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.08%) vSphere
6 8 (4.52%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.95%) XenServer
7 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.26%) Squid
9 3 (1.69%) OCFS2
10 2 (1.13%) vCloud
10 2 (1.13%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.56%) Firmware
11 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 37 (20.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (4.52%) SCCM
3 5 (2.82%) Puppet
4 4 (2.26%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.13%) Nagios
6 2 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 62 (35.03%) VMware
2 57 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 54 (30.51%) Cisco
4 42 (23.73%) McAfee
5 29 (16.38%) HP
6 28 (15.82%) Oracle
7 23 (12.99%) Juniper
7 23 (12.99%) CheckPoint
8 16 (9.04%) Citrix
8 16 (9.04%) Blue Coat
8 16 (9.04%) F5
8 16 (9.04%) Lumension
9 14 (7.91%) Clearswift
10 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.95%) ArcSight
11 6 (3.39%) IBM
11 6 (3.39%) Sun
11 6 (3.39%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.26%) Sophos
12 4 (2.26%) Websense
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago