The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 136 98 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.89% 4.56% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.63% 23.79% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 50
Median daily rate £378 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £302 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Median hourly rate £38.50 £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.43% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £19.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.50 £91.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.47% +10.06%
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
444 412 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.49% 19.16% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 248 228
Median daily rate £375 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 35
Median hourly rate £39.50 £22.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.01% -39.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +24 34 £400 +4.91% 5
Portsmouth - 19 £431 - 8
Winchester -2 13 £388 -8.82% 2
Farnborough -2 5 £320 -8.64% 1
Gosport +1 3 £378 -28.09%
Fareham - 3 £450 - 2
Hook +3 2 £323 -7.52%
Basingstoke -13 2 £600 +53.84% 2
Havant -5 1 £438 -8.14%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 161 (58.12%) Cisco
2 119 (42.96%) Security Cleared
3 108 (38.99%) SC Cleared
4 102 (36.82%) CheckPoint
5 93 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (33.57%) LAN
6 92 (33.21%) WAN
7 80 (28.88%) Linux
8 79 (28.52%) Network Security
9 75 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
10 68 (24.55%) CCNP
10 68 (24.55%) Wireless
11 62 (22.38%) DNS
12 59 (21.30%) SSL
12 59 (21.30%) VMware
13 57 (20.58%) CCNA
14 56 (20.22%) Data Centre
15 54 (19.49%) VoIP
15 54 (19.49%) Windows
16 47 (16.97%) ITIL
16 47 (16.97%) SQL
17 46 (16.61%) Palo Alto
18 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
19 39 (14.08%) F5
20 33 (11.91%) NetScaler
20 33 (11.91%) Citrix
20 33 (11.91%) TCP/IP
21 32 (11.55%) VPN
21 32 (11.55%) Perl
21 32 (11.55%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.50%) JBoss
2 17 (6.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.89%) Apache
3 8 (2.89%) IIS
4 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.61%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.17%) IaaS
3 6 (2.17%) SaaS
4 5 (1.81%) Office 365
5 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 93 (33.57%) LAN
2 92 (33.21%) WAN
3 79 (28.52%) Network Security
4 75 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
5 68 (24.55%) Wireless
6 62 (22.38%) DNS
7 59 (21.30%) SSL
8 54 (19.49%) VoIP
9 33 (11.91%) NetScaler
9 33 (11.91%) TCP/IP
10 32 (11.55%) Internet
10 32 (11.55%) VPN
11 28 (10.11%) DHCP
12 27 (9.75%) BGP
13 26 (9.39%) MPLS
14 24 (8.66%) IPv6
15 21 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (6.86%) OSPF
17 18 (6.50%) IP Telephony
17 18 (6.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
1 31 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (3.25%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.17%) MySQL
4 4 (1.44%) DB2
4 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.72%) GIS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Artifactory
1 9 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (3.25%) Gradle
1 9 (3.25%) Maven
1 9 (3.25%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (1.81%) JIRA
2 5 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.44%) MSI
3 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (6.50%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.14%) Finance
3 5 (1.81%) Publishing
4 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.44%) Military
5 3 (1.08%) Billing
5 3 (1.08%) Local Government
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (45.13%) Network Engineer
2 46 (16.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 31 (11.19%) Firewall Engineer
4 29 (10.47%) Consultant
4 29 (10.47%) Security Engineer
5 28 (10.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (7.22%) Architect
7 14 (5.05%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Analyst
8 13 (4.69%) Network Consultant
9 12 (4.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (4.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (3.25%) Web Analyst
12 8 (2.89%) Network Support
12 8 (2.89%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.22%) Regular Expression
2 15 (5.42%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (4.33%) LAPP Stack
3 12 (4.33%) Web Services
4 8 (2.89%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.81%) .NET
6 4 (1.44%) Middleware
7 3 (1.08%) LAMP
7 3 (1.08%) XML
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.72%) CGI
8 2 (0.72%) JDBC
8 2 (0.72%) JMS
8 2 (0.72%) OSGi
8 2 (0.72%) REST
8 2 (0.72%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) SOAP
9 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.78%) Clustering
3 13 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.69%) Smart Meter
4 12 (4.33%) PKI
5 11 (3.97%) Cryptography
5 11 (3.97%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.44%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.72%) CMDB
8 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.72%) DataPower
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (28.88%) Linux
2 54 (19.49%) Windows
3 30 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.78%) AIX
5 15 (5.42%) Unix
6 13 (4.69%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.81%) CentOS
10 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.36%) Solaris
13 1 (0.36%) VMS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.97%) ITIL
2 31 (11.19%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.83%) Kalman Filter
4 24 (8.66%) Email Filtering
4 24 (8.66%) Web Filtering
5 20 (7.22%) Information Security
5 20 (7.22%) ITSM
6 16 (5.78%) Change Management
6 16 (5.78%) DevOps
7 15 (5.42%) Network Design
8 14 (5.05%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.05%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.33%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (4.33%) Security Patching
10 11 (3.97%) Data Analysis
10 11 (3.97%) Project Management
11 10 (3.61%) SIEM
12 9 (3.25%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.25%) High Availability
12 9 (3.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.97%) SQL
2 32 (11.55%) Perl
3 19 (6.86%) Java
4 14 (5.05%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.69%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.89%) Python
8 5 (1.81%) VBScript
9 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.08%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) C
11 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) Tcl
12 1 (0.36%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Lisp
12 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (42.96%) Security Cleared
2 108 (38.99%) SC Cleared
3 93 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (24.55%) CCNP
5 57 (20.58%) CCNA
6 10 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 9 (3.25%) CCSE
8 7 (2.53%) CISSP
9 6 (2.17%) CCDP
9 6 (2.17%) CCSA
9 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.81%) CLAS
10 5 (1.81%) Degree
11 4 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.44%) GCIH
11 4 (1.44%) GIAC
11 4 (1.44%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.08%) CISM
13 2 (0.72%) CCIE
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (3.97%) PCI DSS
1 11 (3.97%) SLA
2 8 (2.89%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.17%) RMADS
4 5 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 30 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.69%) vSphere
4 12 (4.33%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.25%) UAG
6 8 (2.89%) XenServer
7 5 (1.81%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.72%) KVM
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.36%) NFS
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.30%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.69%) Puppet
3 9 (3.25%) SCCM
4 7 (2.53%) WSUS
5 6 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.17%) SCOM
6 5 (1.81%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.81%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
10 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 161 (58.12%) Cisco
2 102 (36.82%) CheckPoint
3 59 (21.30%) VMware
4 46 (16.61%) Palo Alto
5 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
6 39 (14.08%) F5
7 33 (11.91%) Citrix
8 29 (10.47%) Oracle
9 26 (9.39%) Red Hat
10 25 (9.03%) Juniper
11 16 (5.78%) HP
11 16 (5.78%) Intel Security
12 13 (4.69%) AlgoSec
12 13 (4.69%) Dell
12 13 (4.69%) Tufin
13 12 (4.33%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (3.61%) Remedy
15 9 (3.25%) Informatica
16 7 (2.53%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.53%) Symantec
Hampshire
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago