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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 107 96 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.42% 4.51% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.37% 23.08% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 57
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 £307 £325 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £44.00 £16.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.76% -59.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £15.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £17.25 £105.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
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
391 416 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.81% 19.56% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 242 272
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 39
Median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +27 33 £400 +4.91% 1
Portsmouth - 9 £425 - 4
Winchester -15 7 £390 -6.02%
Gosport +11 5 £378 -28.09%
Farnborough -5 3 £303 -32.72% 3
Hook +4 2 £323 -0.76% 2
Basingstoke -6 2 £600 +44.57% 2
Fareham - 1 £525 - 2
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 127 (56.95%) Cisco
2 89 (39.91%) Security Cleared
3 80 (35.87%) CheckPoint
4 79 (35.43%) SC Cleared
5 70 (31.39%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (30.94%) Linux
7 68 (30.49%) LAN
7 68 (30.49%) WAN
8 64 (28.70%) Network Security
9 58 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (23.77%) CCNP
10 53 (23.77%) VMware
11 49 (21.97%) Wireless
12 48 (21.52%) Windows
13 45 (20.18%) SSL
14 43 (19.28%) Data Centre
15 42 (18.83%) CCNA
15 42 (18.83%) SQL
15 42 (18.83%) DNS
16 39 (17.49%) Microsoft
16 39 (17.49%) Palo Alto
17 37 (16.59%) F5
18 36 (16.14%) VoIP
19 34 (15.25%) ITIL
20 30 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
21 29 (13.00%) Perl
22 28 (12.56%) SQL Server
23 27 (12.11%) Oracle
23 27 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (6.73%) JBoss
2 14 (6.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.24%) Apache
3 5 (2.24%) IIS
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.69%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) IaaS
3 4 (1.79%) Office 365
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (30.49%) LAN
1 68 (30.49%) WAN
2 64 (28.70%) Network Security
3 58 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (21.97%) Wireless
5 45 (20.18%) SSL
6 42 (18.83%) DNS
7 36 (16.14%) VoIP
8 24 (10.76%) NetScaler
9 22 (9.87%) BGP
10 21 (9.42%) VPN
11 20 (8.97%) TCP/IP
12 19 (8.52%) IPv6
13 18 (8.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (8.07%) Internet
14 17 (7.62%) DHCP
14 17 (7.62%) OSPF
14 17 (7.62%) SNMP
14 17 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (6.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.69%) MySQL
6 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.79%) DB2
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.90%) GIS
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Artifactory
1 9 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (4.04%) Gradle
1 9 (4.04%) Maven
1 9 (4.04%) TortoiseSVN
2 8 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (3.14%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.24%) JIRA
5 3 (1.35%) MSI
6 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.17%) Finance
3 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.35%) Local Government
4 3 (1.35%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Electronics
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (43.50%) Network Engineer
2 38 (17.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 21 (9.42%) Security Engineer
4 20 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Consultant
5 18 (8.07%) Firewall Engineer
6 15 (6.73%) Architect
7 13 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.14%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Linux Support
11 7 (3.14%) Network Architect
11 7 (3.14%) Network Support
11 7 (3.14%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.17%) Regular Expression
2 15 (6.73%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (5.38%) LAPP Stack
4 11 (4.93%) Web Services
5 6 (2.69%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.79%) .NET
6 4 (1.79%) Middleware
7 3 (1.35%) LAMP
7 3 (1.35%) XML
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.90%) JDBC
8 2 (0.90%) JMS
8 2 (0.90%) OSGi
8 2 (0.90%) REST
8 2 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) SOAP
9 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.73%) Clustering
3 13 (5.83%) Smart Meter
4 9 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.59%) PKI
6 7 (3.14%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.45%) Life Science
11 1 (0.45%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.94%) Linux
2 48 (21.52%) Windows
3 27 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.62%) AIX
5 15 (6.73%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.93%) Unix
7 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.24%) CentOS
8 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.25%) ITIL
2 26 (11.66%) Kalman Filter
3 25 (11.21%) Load Balancing
4 20 (8.97%) DevOps
4 20 (8.97%) Email Filtering
4 20 (8.97%) Web Filtering
5 17 (7.62%) Network Design
6 15 (6.73%) ITSM
7 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.28%) Information Security
8 9 (4.04%) Change Management
8 9 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.04%) Fault Management
8 9 (4.04%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.04%) Release Management
9 8 (3.59%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.14%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.14%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.83%) SQL
2 29 (13.00%) Perl
3 17 (7.62%) Java
3 17 (7.62%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.24%) Python
7 4 (1.79%) VBScript
8 3 (1.35%) PHP
8 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.90%) Tcl
10 1 (0.45%) C++
10 1 (0.45%) Lisp
10 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (39.91%) Security Cleared
2 79 (35.43%) SC Cleared
3 70 (31.39%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (23.77%) CCNP
5 42 (18.83%) CCNA
6 8 (3.59%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.14%) CCSE
7 7 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.69%) CCDP
8 6 (2.69%) CCSA
9 5 (2.24%) Degree
10 3 (1.35%) CISM
10 3 (1.35%) CISSP
10 3 (1.35%) MCSE
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.90%) CCIE
12 1 (0.45%) CCDA
12 1 (0.45%) CCVP
12 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.69%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.35%) RMADS
4 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.90%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.93%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.48%) vSphere
5 6 (2.69%) XenServer
6 5 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.79%) UAG
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.76%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.48%) Puppet
3 7 (3.14%) SCCM
3 7 (3.14%) WSUS
4 6 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.69%) SCOM
4 6 (2.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (2.24%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.45%) Nagios
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 127 (56.95%) Cisco
2 80 (35.87%) CheckPoint
3 53 (23.77%) VMware
4 39 (17.49%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.49%) Palo Alto
5 37 (16.59%) F5
6 27 (12.11%) Oracle
7 25 (11.21%) Juniper
8 24 (10.76%) Citrix
8 24 (10.76%) Red Hat
9 16 (7.17%) Intel Security
10 13 (5.83%) AlgoSec
10 13 (5.83%) Dell
10 13 (5.83%) Tufin
11 12 (5.38%) Extreme Networks
12 11 (4.93%) HP
13 9 (4.04%) Informatica
14 7 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.14%) Symantec
15 6 (2.69%) Acronis
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