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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 81 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.87% 2.91% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.84% 16.84% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £32.88 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £21.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £31.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 16 £334 -4.64% 6
Hook - 16 £493 - 2
Farnborough +4 9 £358 -28.21% 2
Havant 0 3 £550 - 2
Portsmouth -7 3 £530 - 1
Fareham -2 2 - - 3
Basingstoke +3 1 - - 6
Winchester +2 1 £345 +11.29%
Andover - 1 £375 - 1
Aldershot - - - - 3
Eastleigh - - - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 65 (37.79%) Cisco
3 58 (33.72%) SC Cleared
4 57 (33.14%) Windows
5 56 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 46 (26.74%) CheckPoint
7 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (21.51%) TCP/IP
10 36 (20.93%) Active Directory
10 36 (20.93%) Network Security
11 35 (20.35%) LAN
12 34 (19.77%) CCNP
12 34 (19.77%) VMware
13 31 (18.02%) Internet
14 30 (17.44%) WAN
14 30 (17.44%) SQL
14 30 (17.44%) DV Cleared
15 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (16.28%) ITIL
17 26 (15.12%) Linux
17 26 (15.12%) SAN
17 26 (15.12%) PowerShell
18 25 (14.53%) vSphere
18 25 (14.53%) HP
19 24 (13.95%) CCNA
19 24 (13.95%) Juniper
20 23 (13.37%) Oracle
21 21 (12.21%) DNS
21 21 (12.21%) X.400

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (10.47%) IIS
2 16 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
3 4 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.67%) Cisco ASA
2 37 (21.51%) TCP/IP
3 36 (20.93%) Network Security
4 35 (20.35%) LAN
5 31 (18.02%) Internet
6 30 (17.44%) WAN
7 26 (15.12%) SAN
8 21 (12.21%) DNS
8 21 (12.21%) X.400
8 21 (12.21%) X.500
9 16 (9.30%) OSPF
9 16 (9.30%) VPN
9 16 (9.30%) HTTP
10 15 (8.72%) SMTP
10 15 (8.72%) LDAP
11 14 (8.14%) VLAN
12 13 (7.56%) DHCP
13 12 (6.98%) FTP
14 11 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (5.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.91%) SQLPlus
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MSI
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (12.21%) Military
2 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.49%) Finance
4 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.05%) Architect
2 19 (11.05%) Analyst
3 15 (8.72%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Consultant
6 9 (5.23%) Technical Architect
6 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Network Support
7 8 (4.65%) Design Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Administrator
8 7 (4.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) .NET
1 12 (6.98%) XML
2 11 (6.40%) Web Services
3 7 (4.07%) REST
4 6 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (3.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.16%) JSP
6 1 (0.58%) JFC
6 1 (0.58%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.40%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.65%) Clustering
4 5 (2.91%) HACMP
4 5 (2.91%) PKI
4 5 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.16%) SecurID
6 2 (1.16%) APACS
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) AVVID
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.14%) Windows
2 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (15.12%) Linux
4 14 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.40%) UNIX
6 9 (5.23%) AIX
7 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.91%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.58%) VMS
11 1 (0.58%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.28%) ITIL
2 15 (8.72%) Service Delivery
3 14 (8.14%) Migration
4 13 (7.56%) Integration Testing
4 13 (7.56%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (6.98%) Network Management
5 12 (6.98%) Service Management
6 11 (6.40%) Information Security
6 11 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.23%) Document Management
8 9 (5.23%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.23%) Time Management
9 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.65%) SIEM
10 7 (4.07%) SOA
10 7 (4.07%) Security Management
10 7 (4.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.44%) SQL
2 26 (15.12%) PowerShell
3 19 (11.05%) VBScript
4 14 (8.14%) Java
5 9 (5.23%) C
6 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.33%) Korn
7 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.74%) AWK
8 3 (1.74%) sed
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 58 (33.72%) SC Cleared
3 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (19.77%) CCNP
5 30 (17.44%) DV Cleared
6 24 (13.95%) CCNA
7 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (7.56%) MCSE
8 13 (7.56%) CCSE
9 12 (6.98%) Degree
10 10 (5.81%) CISSP
11 8 (4.65%) MCDST
11 8 (4.65%) MCITP
11 8 (4.65%) CCSA
11 8 (4.65%) MCP
12 7 (4.07%) GIAC
12 7 (4.07%) GCIA
13 6 (3.49%) CCSP
14 5 (2.91%) CCIE
15 2 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.74%) COBIT
5 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) GPG13
6 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.53%) vSphere
3 18 (10.47%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.40%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.91%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.91%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.91%) vCloud
7 5 (2.91%) OCFS2
7 5 (2.91%) XenServer
8 4 (2.33%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.58%) Samba
10 1 (0.58%) Squid
10 1 (0.58%) Snort
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (6.40%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.07%) SCOM
4 5 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.91%) SCCM
5 3 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.16%) WSUS
6 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (37.79%) Cisco
2 56 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 46 (26.74%) CheckPoint
4 34 (19.77%) VMware
5 25 (14.53%) HP
6 24 (13.95%) Juniper
7 23 (13.37%) Oracle
8 17 (9.88%) Clearswift
9 16 (9.30%) Citrix
10 13 (7.56%) Symantec
10 13 (7.56%) 3PAR
11 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
12 10 (5.81%) Blue Coat
12 10 (5.81%) IBM
13 9 (5.23%) EMC
13 9 (5.23%) McAfee
13 9 (5.23%) ArcSight
14 8 (4.65%) Brocade
14 8 (4.65%) Websense
14 8 (4.65%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 22 days ago