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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 80 59 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.93% 3.44% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.42% 16.21% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 5
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£410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £274 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.70 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -31.03%
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
412 364 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.24% 21.25% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 178 130
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 19 £487 +40.34%
Southampton -5 11 £445 - 9
Fareham +3 8 £550 - 6
Farnborough -5 7 £388 -7.07%
Portsmouth +2 4 £400 +8.10% 3
Basingstoke -1 3 £550 - 1
Havant -3 3 £438 +2.94%
Eastleigh - 1 £175 -
Aldershot - - - - 2
Andover - - - - 3
Petersfield - - - -
Gosport - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - - 1
Wallington - - - -
Winchester - - - - 4
Alton - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (58.48%) Security Cleared
2 71 (41.52%) Windows
3 61 (35.67%) Microsoft
4 60 (35.09%) Active Directory
5 57 (33.33%) VMware
6 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
7 49 (28.65%) DV Cleared
8 48 (28.07%) Cisco
9 47 (27.49%) SQL
10 44 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (21.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 36 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (19.88%) PowerShell
15 32 (18.71%) McAfee
15 32 (18.71%) LAN
15 32 (18.71%) WAN
16 31 (18.13%) HP
16 31 (18.13%) CCNP
17 28 (16.37%) ITIL
18 27 (15.79%) Oracle
19 26 (15.20%) UNIX
20 25 (14.62%) MSI
20 25 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (14.62%) Windows Vista
21 24 (14.04%) TCP/IP
22 22 (12.87%) Internet
22 22 (12.87%) Network Security
23 21 (12.28%) CheckPoint
23 21 (12.28%) Service Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.77%) IIS
2 13 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.75%) JBoss
6 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.17%) Lync
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.92%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.71%) LAN
1 32 (18.71%) WAN
2 25 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.87%) Internet
4 22 (12.87%) Network Security
5 19 (11.11%) SMTP
5 19 (11.11%) X.400
5 19 (11.11%) X.500
6 17 (9.94%) SAN
6 17 (9.94%) FTP
7 16 (9.36%) DNS
8 14 (8.19%) SSL
8 14 (8.19%) DHCP
9 10 (5.85%) VLAN
9 10 (5.85%) VPN
9 10 (5.85%) NAS
10 8 (4.68%) Wireless
10 8 (4.68%) VoIP
10 8 (4.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) DataStax
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) MSI
2 11 (6.43%) StarTeam
3 5 (2.92%) RSpec
4 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 19 (11.11%) Military
2 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.92%) Finance
5 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (14.62%) Architect
2 20 (11.70%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) Consultant
4 15 (8.77%) Build Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Analyst
6 11 (6.43%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Network Support
10 6 (3.51%) Developer
10 6 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Network Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) Network Support Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) Middleware
2 10 (5.85%) XML
3 5 (2.92%) JSON
3 5 (2.92%) Ajax
4 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.17%) .NET
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.58%) jQuery
6 1 (0.58%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.58%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.58%) CGI
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) PKI
2 8 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.51%) NHS
5 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.75%) HACMP
6 3 (1.75%) CESG
6 3 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.75%) AVVID
7 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.17%) RMADS
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.52%) Windows
2 38 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (15.20%) UNIX
4 25 (14.62%) Windows Vista
5 20 (11.70%) Linux
6 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.26%) Solaris
8 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.09%) CentOS
9 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.92%) AIX
11 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.58%) Android
14 1 (0.58%) HPUX
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) ITIL
2 21 (12.28%) Service Management
3 18 (10.53%) Boundary Protection
4 15 (8.77%) Migration
4 15 (8.77%) Integration Testing
5 14 (8.19%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.02%) SIEM
8 11 (6.43%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.85%) SOA
9 10 (5.85%) Security Architecture
9 10 (5.85%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.26%) Network Management
10 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.09%) Protective Monitoring
11 7 (4.09%) ITSM
12 6 (3.51%) Network Design
12 6 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.49%) SQL
2 34 (19.88%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.02%) VBScript
4 7 (4.09%) Java
5 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.51%) C
6 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.92%) Ruby
7 3 (1.75%) sed
7 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.75%) Korn
7 3 (1.75%) AWK
8 2 (1.17%) C++
8 2 (1.17%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) C#
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (58.48%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 49 (28.65%) DV Cleared
4 36 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (18.13%) CCNP
6 18 (10.53%) CCNA
7 10 (5.85%) CISSP
7 10 (5.85%) CCIE
8 9 (5.26%) Degree
9 7 (4.09%) GCIA
9 7 (4.09%) CCSE
9 7 (4.09%) GIAC
10 6 (3.51%) CCSA
11 4 (2.34%) CCSP
11 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.75%) CISM
13 2 (1.17%) MCSE
13 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.58%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.58%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) GPG13
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.70%) Forefront TMG
4 12 (7.02%) vSphere
5 10 (5.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (4.09%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.51%) XenServer
8 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.34%) vCloud
10 3 (1.75%) OCFS2
10 3 (1.75%) Squid
11 2 (1.17%) Snort
11 2 (1.17%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.17%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (21.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.09%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.92%) Puppet
3 5 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.17%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 57 (33.33%) VMware
3 48 (28.07%) Cisco
4 32 (18.71%) McAfee
5 31 (18.13%) HP
6 27 (15.79%) Oracle
7 21 (12.28%) CheckPoint
8 20 (11.70%) Juniper
9 17 (9.94%) Citrix
9 17 (9.94%) Clearswift
9 17 (9.94%) Blue Coat
10 15 (8.77%) Lumension
11 12 (7.02%) F5
12 10 (5.85%) Symantec
13 7 (4.09%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.51%) Websense
14 6 (3.51%) Sun
14 6 (3.51%) IBM
14 6 (3.51%) ArcSight
14 6 (3.51%) 3PAR
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago