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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 86 94 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.08% 4.62% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.18% 20.75% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 35
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£388 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £134 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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
371 453 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 22.26% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 244 151
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 61
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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
Basingstoke +13 12 £390 -25.71% 8
Southampton -4 12 £375 +28.20% 2
Farnborough +3 9 £350 -3.44% 1
Havant +1 9 £470 - 1
Winchester -10 8 £406 +17.75%
Hook -10 4 £373 +17.25%
Aldershot +4 2 £338 +150.00%
Andover -4 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 82 (47.40%) Windows
2 71 (41.04%) Cisco
3 68 (39.31%) Security Cleared
4 50 (28.90%) SC Cleared
5 45 (26.01%) WAN
6 43 (24.86%) Linux
7 42 (24.28%) LAN
8 41 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (20.81%) CheckPoint
11 34 (19.65%) VMware
12 33 (19.08%) DNS
13 31 (17.92%) McAfee
13 31 (17.92%) Data Centre
14 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (17.34%) TCP/IP
14 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
15 28 (16.18%) CCNA
15 28 (16.18%) Wireless
16 27 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (14.45%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (14.45%) CCNP
17 25 (14.45%) SSL
18 22 (12.72%) HP
18 22 (12.72%) Oracle
19 21 (12.14%) Active Directory
19 21 (12.14%) Juniper
20 20 (11.56%) DHCP
20 20 (11.56%) ITIL
20 20 (11.56%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.78%) IIS
4 4 (2.31%) nginx
5 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.73%) Apache
5 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Lync
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Office
2 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) SaaS
2 7 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.01%) WAN
2 42 (24.28%) LAN
3 40 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (19.08%) DNS
5 30 (17.34%) TCP/IP
6 28 (16.18%) Wireless
7 25 (14.45%) SSL
7 25 (14.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (11.56%) DHCP
9 18 (10.40%) SAN
9 18 (10.40%) OSPF
10 17 (9.83%) VPN
11 16 (9.25%) BGP
11 16 (9.25%) Network Security
12 15 (8.67%) IPsec
12 15 (8.67%) EIGRP
13 14 (8.09%) VLAN
14 13 (7.51%) NAS
14 13 (7.51%) Ethernet
15 12 (6.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MSI
2 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.31%) Gerrit
2 4 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.73%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Military
3 6 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (24.28%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.87%) Architect
3 17 (9.83%) Analyst
3 17 (9.83%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (7.51%) Consultant
5 12 (6.94%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (4.62%) Security Analyst
6 8 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Build Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Administrator
9 5 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.89%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Security Specialist
10 4 (2.31%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.31%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) Web Services
2 5 (2.89%) XML
2 5 (2.89%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.31%) ServiceStack
3 4 (2.31%) Middleware
4 3 (1.73%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.16%) JSP
5 2 (1.16%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.51%) PKI
3 9 (5.20%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.47%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.47%) AS400
6 5 (2.89%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.31%) Clustering
7 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.73%) RMADS
8 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.16%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.16%) SecurID
9 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.58%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.40%) Windows
2 43 (24.86%) Linux
3 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.56%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.36%) UNIX
8 6 (3.47%) Solaris
8 6 (3.47%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.31%) Android
10 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.56%) ITIL
2 19 (10.98%) Information Security
3 18 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.36%) SIEM
6 10 (5.78%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (5.78%) Network Design
7 9 (5.20%) Service Management
7 9 (5.20%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (4.62%) Network Management
8 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.62%) Change Management
9 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.05%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.05%) Database Security
9 7 (4.05%) DevOps
10 6 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.40%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.09%) SQL
3 13 (7.51%) Perl
4 10 (5.78%) Python
5 7 (4.05%) VBScript
6 5 (2.89%) PHP
7 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.73%) VBA
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) C++
10 1 (0.58%) Java
10 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (39.31%) Security Cleared
2 50 (28.90%) SC Cleared
3 41 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (16.18%) CCNA
5 25 (14.45%) CCNP
6 13 (7.51%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.36%) CCSE
8 10 (5.78%) CISSP
9 9 (5.20%) CCSA
10 4 (2.31%) CCIE
10 4 (2.31%) CCSP
10 4 (2.31%) CCDE
11 2 (1.16%) GIAC
12 1 (0.58%) GCIA
12 1 (0.58%) Degree
12 1 (0.58%) MCP
12 1 (0.58%) CCDP
12 1 (0.58%) PMP
12 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) QA
2 7 (4.05%) JSP 440
2 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.94%) XenApp
4 10 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.78%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.05%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.89%) KVM
7 4 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.73%) vSphere
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.16%) Squid
10 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.58%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) SCCM
1 11 (6.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (5.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (5.20%) Nagios
3 5 (2.89%) SCOM
3 5 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.89%) Puppet
3 5 (2.89%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.31%) Ansible
5 3 (1.73%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Netcool
6 1 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 71 (41.04%) Cisco
2 36 (20.81%) CheckPoint
3 34 (19.65%) VMware
4 31 (17.92%) McAfee
5 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
6 22 (12.72%) HP
6 22 (12.72%) Oracle
7 21 (12.14%) Juniper
8 17 (9.83%) Citrix
9 16 (9.25%) IBM
10 15 (8.67%) F5
11 13 (7.51%) Symantec
12 10 (5.78%) Nokia
12 10 (5.78%) ArcSight
13 9 (5.20%) Ventyx
13 9 (5.20%) OpenText
14 8 (4.62%) Clearswift
15 7 (4.05%) Lumension
16 6 (3.47%) IronPort
16 6 (3.47%) Imperva
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