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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 126 151 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.73% 6.96% 4.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.16% 29.49% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 48
Median daily rate £425 £405 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Median hourly rate £13.25 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.46% -2.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
464 512 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.77% 23.59% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 309 240
Median daily rate £362 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £542 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 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 -1 23 £400 - 8
Winchester +11 13 £438 +2.94% 1
Basingstoke -2 9 £475 - 2
Portsmouth -2 8 £338 -32.66% 1
Fareham - 8 £550 - 1
Eastleigh - 5 £454 -
Hook 0 3 £325 -10.95%
Farnborough -10 1 - - 2
Havant -11 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 129 (55.60%) Cisco
2 87 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 84 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 78 (33.62%) SC Cleared
5 71 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (28.02%) Network Security
7 63 (27.16%) LAN
8 61 (26.29%) WAN
9 55 (23.71%) VMware
9 55 (23.71%) Data Centre
10 53 (22.84%) CCNP
11 51 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (21.55%) Linux
13 43 (18.53%) Windows
14 41 (17.67%) CCNA
15 39 (16.81%) Wireless
16 37 (15.95%) DNS
17 35 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (15.09%) Palo Alto
18 34 (14.66%) Juniper
19 33 (14.22%) F5
20 32 (13.79%) Red Hat
21 29 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 29 (12.50%) SIEM
22 27 (11.64%) PCI DSS
22 27 (11.64%) VoIP
22 27 (11.64%) ITIL
23 26 (11.21%) Service Management
24 25 (10.78%) IaaS
25 24 (10.34%) NetScaler

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 16 (6.90%) JBoss
2 14 (6.03%) Apache
3 13 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.72%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) SAP hybris
2 6 (2.59%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.78%) IaaS
2 16 (6.90%) SaaS
3 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (2.59%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (28.02%) Network Security
2 63 (27.16%) LAN
3 61 (26.29%) WAN
4 51 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (16.81%) Wireless
6 37 (15.95%) DNS
7 27 (11.64%) VoIP
8 24 (10.34%) NetScaler
8 24 (10.34%) SSL
9 22 (9.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (8.19%) IP Telephony
11 17 (7.33%) BGP
11 17 (7.33%) Internet
11 17 (7.33%) TCP/IP
12 16 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (6.90%) MPLS
12 16 (6.90%) OSPF
13 15 (6.47%) SNMP
14 14 (6.03%) DHCP
14 14 (6.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.29%) DB2
4 3 (1.29%) MySQL
5 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (3.02%) TeamCity
1 7 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.72%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Gradle
3 3 (1.29%) Maven
4 2 (0.86%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.86%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.43%) Ant
5 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (8.62%) Finance
2 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.45%) Marketing
4 6 (2.59%) Billing
5 4 (1.72%) Military
6 2 (0.86%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.09%) Architect
3 34 (14.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 32 (13.79%) Security Engineer
5 26 (11.21%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (7.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 11 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Consultant
11 8 (3.45%) Security Specialist
12 7 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.02%) Network Support
12 7 (3.02%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.02%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.02%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.74%) Regular Expression
2 9 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (3.88%) LAPP Stack
3 8 (3.45%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.59%) Middleware
5 5 (2.16%) Web Services
6 3 (1.29%) LAMP
7 2 (0.86%) Spring
8 1 (0.43%) CGI
8 1 (0.43%) CSS
8 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.43%) HTML
8 1 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.43%) JAXB
8 1 (0.43%) JSF
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.43%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.43%) XHTML
8 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.71%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.03%) PKI
4 12 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 12 (5.17%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.31%) Smart Meter
6 7 (3.02%) CMDB
7 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.16%) Clustering
9 4 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.86%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.86%) Wiki
12 1 (0.43%) Life Science
12 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.55%) Linux
2 43 (18.53%) Windows
3 24 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.62%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.02%) AIX
7 7 (3.02%) Unix
8 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.86%) Solaris
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.50%) SIEM
2 27 (11.64%) ITIL
3 26 (11.21%) Service Management
4 23 (9.91%) Change Management
5 22 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (9.05%) DevOps
6 21 (9.05%) Email Filtering
6 21 (9.05%) Information Security
6 21 (9.05%) Web Filtering
7 19 (8.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (7.76%) Security Management
9 17 (7.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (7.33%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.33%) Security Hardening
10 15 (6.47%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.60%) Capacity Management
11 13 (5.60%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.62%) Perl
2 18 (7.76%) SQL
3 12 (5.17%) Java
4 10 (4.31%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.59%) Python
8 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
Qualifications
1 84 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 78 (33.62%) SC Cleared
3 71 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (22.84%) CCNP
5 41 (17.67%) CCNA
6 13 (5.60%) Degree
7 7 (3.02%) CCDP
8 6 (2.59%) CISSP
9 5 (2.16%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.72%) GCIH
10 4 (1.72%) GIAC
10 4 (1.72%) MCSE
10 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.29%) CCIE
11 3 (1.29%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.86%) CCSA
12 2 (0.86%) CCSE
12 2 (0.86%) CISM
12 2 (0.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.64%) PCI DSS
2 19 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.88%) SLA
4 7 (3.02%) PA-DSS
5 6 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.86%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.43%) QA
7 1 (0.43%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.31%) XenDesktop
4 10 (4.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (6.47%) FortiGate
1 15 (6.47%) Puppet
2 10 (4.31%) WSUS
3 8 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.59%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.86%) SCCM
7 2 (0.86%) SELinux
7 2 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.43%) Nagios
8 1 (0.43%) SCOM
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 129 (55.60%) Cisco
2 87 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 55 (23.71%) VMware
4 35 (15.09%) Palo Alto
5 34 (14.66%) Juniper
6 33 (14.22%) F5
7 32 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 29 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.48%) HP
10 21 (9.05%) Citrix
11 18 (7.76%) Extreme Networks
12 17 (7.33%) Splunk
13 16 (6.90%) Dell
14 14 (6.03%) Intel Security
15 9 (3.88%) BMC
15 9 (3.88%) SAP
15 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.88%) Symantec
16 8 (3.45%) Avaya
16 8 (3.45%) CA
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