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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 62 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 88 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.14% 2.62% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 16.41% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 10
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £480 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.69 £17.80 £20.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.53 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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
495 262 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.27% 15.99% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 147 117
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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
Hook - 18 £470 - 1
Southampton -4 17 £326 +14.47% 9
Farnborough - 8 £393 - 2
Fareham 0 7 £519 +88.63% 1
Portsmouth -1 5 £388 - 7
Havant +5 3 £550 - 2
Basingstoke -1 2 - - 6
Winchester - 2 £200 - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 2
Andover - - - -
Alton - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 96 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 64 (36.36%) Windows
3 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 58 (32.95%) Cisco
5 57 (32.39%) SC Cleared
6 45 (25.57%) Active Directory
7 44 (25.00%) VMware
8 43 (24.43%) CheckPoint
9 38 (21.59%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (18.75%) SQL
10 33 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (18.75%) Network Security
11 32 (18.18%) ITIL
11 32 (18.18%) LAN
12 31 (17.61%) DV Cleared
13 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
14 29 (16.48%) Internet
15 28 (15.91%) CCNP
15 28 (15.91%) PowerShell
16 27 (15.34%) WAN
17 26 (14.77%) HP
18 25 (14.20%) SAN
18 25 (14.20%) Linux
18 25 (14.20%) Oracle
19 24 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (13.07%) vSphere
20 23 (13.07%) X.400
20 23 (13.07%) X.500
20 23 (13.07%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.09%) IIS
3 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.41%) JBoss
5 6 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.70%) Documentum
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.68%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.75%) Network Security
1 33 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 32 (18.18%) LAN
3 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
4 29 (16.48%) Internet
5 27 (15.34%) WAN
6 25 (14.20%) SAN
7 23 (13.07%) X.400
7 23 (13.07%) X.500
7 23 (13.07%) DNS
8 17 (9.66%) HTTP
9 16 (9.09%) SMTP
9 16 (9.09%) FTP
10 15 (8.52%) LDAP
11 14 (7.95%) DHCP
12 12 (6.82%) VPN
12 12 (6.82%) VLAN
13 11 (6.25%) OSPF
14 9 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.84%) SQLPlus
3 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MSI
2 3 (1.70%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (13.07%) Military
2 12 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Finance
4 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (14.77%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.64%) Architect
3 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Consultant
6 12 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.11%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Network Support
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Administrator
10 6 (3.41%) Network Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Network Support Analyst
12 4 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) XML
2 11 (6.25%) Web Services
3 7 (3.98%) REST
3 7 (3.98%) .NET
4 6 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.84%) Middleware
6 2 (1.14%) JSP
7 1 (0.57%) JFC
7 1 (0.57%) Ajax
7 1 (0.57%) JSON
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Clustering
4 5 (2.84%) HACMP
4 5 (2.84%) PKI
4 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) AVVID
5 3 (1.70%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.70%) NHS
5 3 (1.70%) CESG
5 3 (1.70%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.14%) SecurID
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) APACS
6 2 (1.14%) RMADS
6 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.36%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (14.20%) Linux
4 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.95%) UNIX
7 9 (5.11%) AIX
8 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.98%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.41%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.84%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.57%) HPUX
13 1 (0.57%) VMS
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.18%) ITIL
2 19 (10.80%) Migration
3 14 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (7.39%) Integration Testing
4 13 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (6.82%) Service Management
6 11 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.25%) Network Management
6 11 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 10 (5.68%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (5.11%) Document Management
8 9 (5.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.11%) SIEM
9 8 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.55%) SOA
10 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.75%) SQL
2 28 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 19 (10.80%) VBScript
4 9 (5.11%) C
4 9 (5.11%) Java
5 5 (2.84%) sed
5 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.84%) AWK
5 5 (2.84%) Korn
5 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 57 (32.39%) SC Cleared
3 38 (21.59%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (17.61%) DV Cleared
5 28 (15.91%) CCNP
6 17 (9.66%) CCNA
7 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (7.39%) CCSE
8 13 (7.39%) Degree
9 12 (6.82%) MCSE
10 11 (6.25%) CISSP
11 8 (4.55%) CCIE
11 8 (4.55%) MCDST
11 8 (4.55%) MCP
11 8 (4.55%) CCSA
12 7 (3.98%) GCIA
12 7 (3.98%) MCITP
12 7 (3.98%) GIAC
13 6 (3.41%) CCSP
14 4 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.27%) SLA
4 3 (1.70%) COBIT
4 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (25.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.07%) vSphere
4 20 (11.36%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.84%) vCloud
8 5 (2.84%) OCFS2
9 4 (2.27%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.27%) XenServer
10 3 (1.70%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.11%) SCCM
4 6 (3.41%) SCOM
4 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.14%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 58 (32.95%) Cisco
3 44 (25.00%) VMware
4 43 (24.43%) CheckPoint
5 26 (14.77%) HP
6 25 (14.20%) Oracle
7 22 (12.50%) Juniper
8 20 (11.36%) Citrix
9 18 (10.23%) Clearswift
10 14 (7.95%) Symantec
11 13 (7.39%) Red Hat
12 11 (6.25%) IBM
12 11 (6.25%) 3PAR
13 10 (5.68%) Sun
13 10 (5.68%) McAfee
13 10 (5.68%) Blue Coat
14 9 (5.11%) EMC
14 9 (5.11%) ArcSight
15 7 (3.98%) F5
15 7 (3.98%) Websense
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