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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 103 96 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.69% 4.66% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.01% 19.67% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 34
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£388 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £159 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
429 488 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.53% 23.68% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 274 162
Average daily rate £384 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.46 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £48.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Winchester +4 30 £400 +15.94% 3
Southampton -5 15 £375 +14.94% 2
Basingstoke +8 13 £440 +35.38%
Farnborough -4 7 £450 +37.93% 6
Andover -4 6 £388 +3.33%
Gosport +11 4 £525 -
Havant +7 3 - - 1
Hook -9 1 £325 -20.48%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (43.00%) Cisco
2 81 (40.50%) Windows
3 76 (38.00%) Security Cleared
4 58 (29.00%) SC Cleared
5 55 (27.50%) VMware
6 51 (25.50%) Linux
7 44 (22.00%) Data Centre
8 43 (21.50%) LAN
8 43 (21.50%) WAN
9 42 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 39 (19.50%) Microsoft
12 37 (18.50%) SSL
12 37 (18.50%) Wireless
13 33 (16.50%) VPN
13 33 (16.50%) DNS
13 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 30 (15.00%) Oracle
14 30 (15.00%) CheckPoint
15 29 (14.50%) CCNA
15 29 (14.50%) IPsec
15 29 (14.50%) Information Security
15 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (13.00%) Network Security
17 25 (12.50%) DHCP
18 24 (12.00%) Finance
18 24 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (10.50%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.00%) IIS
4 5 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) nginx
5 2 (1.00%) Lync
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Office
2 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) SaaS
2 4 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.50%) LAN
1 43 (21.50%) WAN
2 40 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 37 (18.50%) Wireless
3 37 (18.50%) SSL
4 33 (16.50%) VPN
4 33 (16.50%) DNS
4 33 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 29 (14.50%) IPsec
7 26 (13.00%) Network Security
8 25 (12.50%) DHCP
9 20 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (9.50%) OSPF
11 17 (8.50%) SAN
11 17 (8.50%) SNMP
12 16 (8.00%) BGP
12 16 (8.00%) IPv4
13 15 (7.50%) EIGRP
14 14 (7.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.50%) Oracle Database
2 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.50%) DB2
3 3 (1.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) MSI
2 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 24 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Military
3 6 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (29.50%) Network Engineer
2 30 (15.00%) Architect
3 21 (10.50%) Analyst
4 16 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 15 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 15 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 12 (6.00%) Consultant
7 12 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Designer
9 9 (4.50%) Designer
10 8 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Network Support
11 7 (3.50%) Network Specialist
11 7 (3.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.50%) REST
3 4 (2.00%) Web Services
4 3 (1.50%) XML
4 3 (1.50%) Middleware
4 3 (1.50%) .NET
4 3 (1.50%) SOAP
4 3 (1.50%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.00%) JSF
5 2 (1.00%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.00%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.50%) PKI
3 16 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.50%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.50%) AS400
5 7 (3.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.50%) Clustering
7 4 (2.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.50%) RMADS
8 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.00%) SecurID
9 2 (1.00%) CESG
9 2 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 81 (40.50%) Windows
2 51 (25.50%) Linux
3 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.50%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.50%) UNIX
9 5 (2.50%) Solaris
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.00%) Android
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.50%) Information Security
2 20 (10.00%) ITIL
3 18 (9.00%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (7.50%) Network Design
4 15 (7.50%) SIEM
5 13 (6.50%) Database Security
5 13 (6.50%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.50%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (6.00%) Network Architecture
6 12 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (6.00%) Security Management
7 11 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (5.00%) Migration
8 10 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.00%) Cyber Security
10 8 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.50%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.00%) SQL
2 19 (9.50%) Perl
3 17 (8.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.50%) Python
6 5 (2.50%) VBScript
6 5 (2.50%) Java
7 4 (2.00%) PHP
8 3 (1.50%) C++
9 2 (1.00%) C
9 2 (1.00%) VBA
9 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.50%) Groovy
10 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (29.00%) SC Cleared
3 42 (21.00%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (14.50%) CCNA
5 19 (9.50%) CCNP
6 10 (5.00%) CISSP
6 10 (5.00%) Degree
7 8 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.50%) CCSE
8 5 (2.50%) CCIE
9 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.00%) CCDE
10 3 (1.50%) CCSA
11 2 (1.00%) CISM
12 1 (0.50%) GCIA
12 1 (0.50%) MCP
12 1 (0.50%) MCSE
12 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.50%) PMP
12 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) SLA
2 11 (5.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.50%) QA
4 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.00%) XenApp
3 15 (7.50%) vSphere
4 14 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.00%) XenDesktop
5 13 (6.50%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.50%) KVM
8 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 10 (5.00%) SCCM
3 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (3.50%) Nagios
4 6 (3.00%) Puppet
5 5 (2.50%) SCOM
6 4 (2.00%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.50%) Netcool
8 2 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.00%) Ansible
8 2 (1.00%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 86 (43.00%) Cisco
2 55 (27.50%) VMware
3 39 (19.50%) Microsoft
4 30 (15.00%) Oracle
4 30 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.50%) HP
5 19 (9.50%) Citrix
6 18 (9.00%) IronPort
6 18 (9.00%) F5
7 17 (8.50%) Symantec
7 17 (8.50%) McAfee
7 17 (8.50%) IBM
8 13 (6.50%) Nokia
8 13 (6.50%) OpenText
8 13 (6.50%) Ventyx
9 12 (6.00%) Juniper
10 9 (4.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.00%) Remedy
12 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.50%) ArcSight
Southampton, Hampshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £150.94 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Havant
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago