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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 48 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 101 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.62% 3.39% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.44% 17.85% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 8
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£388 £374 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £287 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £469 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -18.39%
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
450 325 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.59% 18.97% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 168 135
Average daily rate £347 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Southampton -1 15 £200 -29.82% 15
Fareham +2 11 £500 - 1
Portsmouth -1 9 £388 +33.62% 5
Farnborough -1 9 £388 +34.78%
Basingstoke -8 4 £550 +44.73% 1
Havant -4 3 £438 -1.12% 3
Winchester - 2 £200 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £175 -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 2
Ringwood - - - - 1
Gosport - - - - 1
Alton - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 103 (57.22%) Security Cleared
2 74 (41.11%) Windows
3 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 62 (34.44%) Active Directory
5 57 (31.67%) Cisco
5 57 (31.67%) VMware
6 55 (30.56%) SC Cleared
7 46 (25.56%) DV Cleared
8 45 (25.00%) SQL
9 43 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (18.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 32 (17.78%) LAN
13 32 (17.78%) CCNP
13 32 (17.78%) HP
13 32 (17.78%) PowerShell
14 31 (17.22%) ITIL
14 31 (17.22%) WAN
14 31 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (16.11%) CheckPoint
16 27 (15.00%) McAfee
16 27 (15.00%) Network Security
17 25 (13.89%) Internet
18 24 (13.33%) UNIX
18 24 (13.33%) Linux
18 24 (13.33%) TCP/IP
18 24 (13.33%) Juniper
19 23 (12.78%) Oracle
20 22 (12.22%) MSI

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (9.44%) IIS
2 16 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.22%) JBoss
6 4 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.11%) Lync
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.78%) LAN
2 31 (17.22%) WAN
2 31 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (15.00%) Network Security
4 25 (13.89%) Internet
5 24 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 19 (10.56%) SAN
6 19 (10.56%) DNS
6 19 (10.56%) X.400
6 19 (10.56%) X.500
7 17 (9.44%) DHCP
8 16 (8.89%) FTP
8 16 (8.89%) SMTP
9 13 (7.22%) SSL
10 11 (6.11%) VPN
10 11 (6.11%) VLAN
11 9 (5.00%) HTTP
11 9 (5.00%) OSPF
12 8 (4.44%) VoIP
13 7 (3.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.22%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) DataStax
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MSI
2 11 (6.11%) StarTeam
3 5 (2.78%) RSpec
4 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.56%) Ant
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (10.00%) Military
2 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.33%) Finance
4 4 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (13.89%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.22%) Architect
3 15 (8.33%) Consultant
3 15 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) Analyst
5 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.11%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Network Support
10 6 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.33%) Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.22%) Network Architect
12 4 (2.22%) Design Engineer
12 4 (2.22%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.22%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.22%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.67%) XML
2 8 (4.44%) Middleware
3 4 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.67%) Ajax
4 3 (1.67%) JSON
5 2 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.56%) CGI
6 1 (0.56%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.89%) PKI
3 7 (3.89%) Clustering
4 6 (3.33%) NHS
5 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.22%) HACMP
7 3 (1.67%) CESG
7 3 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.67%) AVVID
8 2 (1.11%) RMADS
8 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.11%) Windows
2 39 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (13.33%) UNIX
3 24 (13.33%) Linux
4 22 (12.22%) Windows Vista
5 17 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.44%) Solaris
8 7 (3.89%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.89%) CentOS
9 6 (3.33%) AIX
9 6 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.22%) ITIL
2 20 (11.11%) Service Management
3 17 (9.44%) Boundary Protection
4 16 (8.89%) Migration
5 14 (7.78%) Integration Testing
6 13 (7.22%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.11%) SIEM
7 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.00%) Security Architecture
9 9 (5.00%) Network Management
10 8 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.89%) Network Design
11 7 (3.89%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (3.33%) Information Security
12 6 (3.33%) Time Management
12 6 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.00%) SQL
2 32 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.78%) VBScript
4 8 (4.44%) Java
5 6 (3.33%) C
6 5 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.78%) Ruby
7 4 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.67%) AWK
8 3 (1.67%) Korn
8 3 (1.67%) sed
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (57.22%) Security Cleared
2 55 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 46 (25.56%) DV Cleared
4 35 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (17.78%) CCNP
6 15 (8.33%) CCNA
7 10 (5.56%) CISSP
8 9 (5.00%) CCIE
8 9 (5.00%) Degree
9 7 (3.89%) GCIA
9 7 (3.89%) CCSE
9 7 (3.89%) GIAC
10 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.78%) CCSA
12 4 (2.22%) MCSE
13 3 (1.67%) MCP
13 3 (1.67%) CCSP
13 3 (1.67%) CISM
13 3 (1.67%) MCITP
13 3 (1.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) SLA
3 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 62 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 43 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (9.44%) vSphere
5 10 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.89%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.89%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.33%) XenServer
8 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.78%) vCloud
9 4 (2.22%) OCFS2
9 4 (2.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.11%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.11%) Snort
10 2 (1.11%) Squid
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (18.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (6.11%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.56%) SCCM
4 6 (3.33%) SCOM
4 6 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (1.11%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.11%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 57 (31.67%) Cisco
2 57 (31.67%) VMware
3 32 (17.78%) HP
4 29 (16.11%) CheckPoint
5 27 (15.00%) McAfee
6 24 (13.33%) Juniper
7 23 (12.78%) Oracle
8 18 (10.00%) Citrix
8 18 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 15 (8.33%) Clearswift
10 13 (7.22%) Symantec
11 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
11 11 (6.11%) F5
11 11 (6.11%) Lumension
12 9 (5.00%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.89%) Sun
13 7 (3.89%) IBM
14 6 (3.33%) ArcSight
15 5 (2.78%) Acronis
Havant, Hampshire
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