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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 41 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 92 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.12% 3.55% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.12% 17.73% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 36
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £19.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £34.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
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
398 406 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.83% 19.99% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 211 189
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 66
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 +1 14 £413 -6.25% 2
Hook -1 11 £400 +17.64%
Southampton -7 10 £375 -1.96% 2
Havant +1 9 £418 +19.28% 2
Basingstoke +11 8 £400 -23.80% 9
Aldershot +16 3 £300 - 2
Portsmouth -16 2 - - 2
Andover +5 1 - -
Farnborough -12 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £550 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 84 (49.41%) Windows
1 84 (49.41%) Security Cleared
2 60 (35.29%) Cisco
3 48 (28.24%) VMware
3 48 (28.24%) SC Cleared
4 42 (24.71%) Active Directory
5 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
5 41 (24.12%) McAfee
6 38 (22.35%) Linux
6 38 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (21.18%) WAN
9 34 (20.00%) LAN
9 34 (20.00%) SQL
9 34 (20.00%) HP
10 33 (19.41%) DV Cleared
11 30 (17.65%) ITIL
12 29 (17.06%) Oracle
12 29 (17.06%) CCNP
12 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
12 29 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
14 26 (15.29%) CCNA
15 25 (14.71%) CheckPoint
15 25 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 24 (14.12%) Juniper
17 23 (13.53%) UNIX
18 22 (12.94%) SAN
19 19 (11.18%) MSI

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (5.88%) IIS
2 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.76%) JBoss
4 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.18%) Lync
5 2 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.18%) WAN
2 34 (20.00%) LAN
3 29 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
5 22 (12.94%) SAN
6 16 (9.41%) SSL
6 16 (9.41%) DNS
7 14 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (8.24%) Wireless
8 13 (7.65%) VLAN
8 13 (7.65%) NAS
9 12 (7.06%) Network Security
10 11 (6.47%) VPN
10 11 (6.47%) X.400
10 11 (6.47%) X.500
10 11 (6.47%) BIG-IP
11 10 (5.88%) SMTP
11 10 (5.88%) DHCP
12 9 (5.29%) ATM
12 9 (5.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.76%) MySQL
3 3 (1.76%) SQLPlus
3 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.59%) DataStax
5 1 (0.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) MSI
2 5 (2.94%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.76%) RSpec
4 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.47%) Military
3 6 (3.53%) Finance
4 5 (2.94%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (16.47%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.53%) Architect
3 15 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 14 (8.24%) Build Engineer
5 10 (5.88%) Consultant
6 8 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) Analyst
8 6 (3.53%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 6 (3.53%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.94%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Security Analyst
9 5 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.35%) Security Specialist
10 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.35%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) Middleware
2 4 (2.35%) JSON
2 4 (2.35%) Ajax
2 4 (2.35%) XML
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.76%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.18%) ServiceStack
4 2 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) JSP
5 1 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.59%) CGI
5 1 (0.59%) CSS
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.59%) jQuery
5 1 (0.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) PKI
2 9 (5.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.94%) Clustering
3 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.35%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.35%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) NHS
5 3 (1.76%) HACMP
5 3 (1.76%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) AS400
5 3 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) RMADS
6 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.59%) GIS
7 1 (0.59%) AVVID
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 84 (49.41%) Windows
2 38 (22.35%) Linux
2 38 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (13.53%) UNIX
4 18 (10.59%) Windows Vista
5 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.65%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.06%) Solaris
8 7 (4.12%) CentOS
9 6 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.35%) AIX
11 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.18%) Android
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.65%) ITIL
2 17 (10.00%) Service Management
3 16 (9.41%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.82%) Information Security
5 13 (7.65%) Incident Management
5 13 (7.65%) SIEM
6 11 (6.47%) Migration
6 11 (6.47%) Integration Testing
6 11 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (5.88%) Network Management
8 9 (5.29%) Network Design
8 9 (5.29%) Boundary Protection
9 8 (4.71%) DevOps
9 8 (4.71%) Security Architecture
9 8 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.71%) SOA
10 7 (4.12%) Analytics
11 6 (3.53%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.00%) SQL
2 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.71%) Python
3 8 (4.71%) Perl
4 7 (4.12%) VBScript
5 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.53%) C
6 5 (2.94%) Java
7 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.35%) PHP
8 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.76%) Ruby
9 2 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (0.59%) C#
10 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (49.41%) Security Cleared
2 48 (28.24%) SC Cleared
3 37 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (19.41%) DV Cleared
5 29 (17.06%) CCNP
6 26 (15.29%) CCNA
7 7 (4.12%) CISSP
7 7 (4.12%) CCSA
7 7 (4.12%) CCSE
8 5 (2.94%) CCIE
9 4 (2.35%) CCSP
10 2 (1.18%) Degree
10 2 (1.18%) GIAC
10 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.18%) MCSE
11 1 (0.59%) MCP
11 1 (0.59%) PMP
11 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) JSP 440
1 7 (4.12%) PCI DSS
1 7 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) GPG13
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.47%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (3.53%) vSphere
4 6 (3.53%) XenApp
4 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.35%) KVM
6 4 (2.35%) Squid
7 3 (1.76%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.18%) XenServer
8 2 (1.18%) Snort
8 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.59%) Firmware
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (5.88%) SCCM
3 7 (4.12%) Puppet
4 6 (3.53%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.53%) Nagios
5 5 (2.94%) SCOM
5 5 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (35.29%) Cisco
2 48 (28.24%) VMware
3 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
3 41 (24.12%) McAfee
4 34 (20.00%) HP
5 29 (17.06%) Oracle
6 25 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 24 (14.12%) Juniper
8 17 (10.00%) F5
9 15 (8.82%) Lumension
10 13 (7.65%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.47%) IBM
11 11 (6.47%) Citrix
11 11 (6.47%) Clearswift
12 8 (4.71%) ArcSight
13 6 (3.53%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.35%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.35%) NetApp
15 4 (2.35%) Websense
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