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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 97 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.64% 3.18% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.36% 19.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £499 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £32.88 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.70 £27.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.22%
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
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
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 £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 21 £326 -13.00% 5
Hook +7 14 £409 +23.86%
Farnborough +2 9 £326 -31.17% 5
Basingstoke +10 3 £325 -29.72% 5
Winchester +5 3 £345 +11.29% 1
Portsmouth -1 3 £530 -
Fareham -2 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Havant -3 3 - - 1
Andover - 3 £375 -
Gosport -22 1 - - 2
Aldershot - 1 £135 - 2
Eastleigh - 1 £165 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 86 (50.29%) Security Cleared
2 64 (37.43%) Cisco
3 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
4 55 (32.16%) Windows
5 52 (30.41%) SC Cleared
6 44 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (25.73%) CheckPoint
7 40 (23.39%) Active Directory
8 39 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (21.64%) VMware
10 36 (21.05%) Network Security
11 34 (19.88%) LAN
12 33 (19.30%) CCNP
13 31 (18.13%) TCP/IP
14 29 (16.96%) WAN
14 29 (16.96%) Linux
15 28 (16.37%) ITIL
15 28 (16.37%) SQL
15 28 (16.37%) DV Cleared
16 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (15.79%) Internet
17 25 (14.62%) SAN
17 25 (14.62%) CCNA
18 24 (14.04%) HP
18 24 (14.04%) Juniper
18 24 (14.04%) PowerShell
19 23 (13.45%) Oracle
20 22 (12.87%) vSphere
21 19 (11.11%) VPN
21 19 (11.11%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (9.36%) IIS
2 15 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.75%) Documentum
8 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) SaaS
2 4 (2.34%) IaaS
3 2 (1.17%) PaaS
3 2 (1.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (21.05%) Network Security
3 34 (19.88%) LAN
4 31 (18.13%) TCP/IP
5 29 (16.96%) WAN
6 27 (15.79%) Internet
7 25 (14.62%) SAN
8 19 (11.11%) VPN
8 19 (11.11%) DNS
8 19 (11.11%) X.400
8 19 (11.11%) X.500
9 15 (8.77%) OSPF
9 15 (8.77%) LDAP
9 15 (8.77%) HTTP
10 13 (7.60%) SMTP
11 12 (7.02%) VLAN
12 11 (6.43%) DHCP
12 11 (6.43%) FTP
13 10 (5.85%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.92%) SQLPlus
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.17%) DB2
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (1.75%) MSI
2 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (11.11%) Military
2 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Finance
4 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.11%) Architect
3 17 (9.94%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.02%) Analyst
4 12 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.68%) Technical Architect
6 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Security Architect
6 8 (4.68%) Security Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Administrator
7 7 (4.09%) Consultant
8 6 (3.51%) Network Support
9 5 (2.92%) Build Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Network Analyst
9 5 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.34%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) .NET
2 11 (6.43%) Web Services
2 11 (6.43%) XML
3 7 (4.09%) REST
4 6 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.92%) Middleware
6 2 (1.17%) JSP
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.58%) JFC
7 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.51%) Clustering
4 5 (2.92%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.92%) PKI
4 5 (2.92%) HACMP
5 3 (1.75%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.75%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) APACS
6 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.17%) SecurID
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.17%) iPad
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) iPhone
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.16%) Windows
2 29 (16.96%) Linux
3 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.43%) UNIX
7 8 (4.68%) AIX
8 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.17%) VMS
12 2 (1.17%) Solaris
12 2 (1.17%) Android
12 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.58%) SELinux
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) ITIL
2 14 (8.19%) Service Delivery
2 14 (8.19%) Migration
3 13 (7.60%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (7.60%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (7.02%) Integration Testing
5 11 (6.43%) Network Management
5 11 (6.43%) Information Security
5 11 (6.43%) Service Management
6 10 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 9 (5.26%) Document Management
8 8 (4.68%) Network Design
8 8 (4.68%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.68%) Time Management
8 8 (4.68%) Data Migration
9 7 (4.09%) Change Control
9 7 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.37%) SQL
2 24 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 18 (10.53%) VBScript
4 16 (9.36%) Java
5 9 (5.26%) C
6 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.34%) Korn
8 3 (1.75%) sed
8 3 (1.75%) AWK
9 2 (1.17%) C++
9 2 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (50.29%) Security Cleared
2 52 (30.41%) SC Cleared
3 44 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (19.30%) CCNP
5 28 (16.37%) DV Cleared
6 25 (14.62%) CCNA
7 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (8.77%) MCSE
9 13 (7.60%) CCSE
10 10 (5.85%) MCP
10 10 (5.85%) MCDST
10 10 (5.85%) MCITP
11 9 (5.26%) Degree
12 8 (4.68%) CCSA
13 6 (3.51%) CCSP
14 5 (2.92%) CCIE
14 5 (2.92%) CISSP
15 2 (1.17%) PMP
15 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
15 2 (1.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.92%) SLA
3 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.75%) COBIT
5 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) GPG13
6 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (23.39%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.87%) vSphere
3 17 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.36%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.09%) XenServer
7 7 (4.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.09%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.92%) OCFS2
9 4 (2.34%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.75%) vCloud
10 3 (1.75%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.17%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.58%) Snort
12 1 (0.58%) Squid
12 1 (0.58%) Samba
12 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.09%) SCOM
4 5 (2.92%) SCCM
5 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.17%) WSUS
6 2 (1.17%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (37.43%) Cisco
2 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
3 44 (25.73%) CheckPoint
4 37 (21.64%) VMware
5 24 (14.04%) HP
5 24 (14.04%) Juniper
6 23 (13.45%) Oracle
7 16 (9.36%) Citrix
8 15 (8.77%) Clearswift
9 12 (7.02%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.02%) 3PAR
10 11 (6.43%) Symantec
10 11 (6.43%) McAfee
11 10 (5.85%) IBM
11 10 (5.85%) Blue Coat
12 9 (5.26%) EMC
13 8 (4.68%) Websense
13 8 (4.68%) Sun
14 7 (4.09%) F5
14 7 (4.09%) Brocade
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