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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 147 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.75% 3.72% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.22% 18.38% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 40 31
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £52.50 £23.13 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.02% -31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £22.69 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.94 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
503 419 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.53% 20.22% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 201 181
Average daily rate £375 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 34 £400 -11.11% 12
Basingstoke +25 32 £345 - 2
Winchester +1 13 £450 +7.46% 1
Havant +18 12 £438 - 3
Portsmouth -7 3 £488 +21.87% 1
Fareham -9 3 £200 -63.63%
Gosport - 3 £400 -
Hook -4 2 £425 +5.32%
Aldershot - 2 £440 -
Andover - 2 £170 - 2
Farnborough +3 1 - - 4
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (57.24%) Cisco
2 131 (46.29%) Security Cleared
3 99 (34.98%) SC Cleared
4 98 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (29.68%) LAN
5 84 (29.68%) WAN
6 75 (26.50%) VPN
7 74 (26.15%) CheckPoint
8 66 (23.32%) VMware
9 62 (21.91%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (20.49%) Data Centre
11 50 (17.67%) Windows
12 48 (16.96%) Network Security
13 47 (16.61%) CCNP
13 47 (16.61%) CCNA
14 46 (16.25%) DNS
15 45 (15.90%) Wireless
16 42 (14.84%) TCP/IP
17 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (13.07%) VoIP
19 36 (12.72%) SSL
19 36 (12.72%) Juniper
20 35 (12.37%) ITIL
21 33 (11.66%) Linux
21 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
21 33 (11.66%) Information Security
22 31 (10.95%) Migration
22 31 (10.95%) IPsec
22 31 (10.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 29 (10.25%) DV Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (2.47%) IIS
2 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.41%) Apache
3 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.71%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) nginx
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) MS Office
2 5 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.18%) SaaS
2 7 (2.47%) IaaS
3 6 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.77%) Office 365
4 5 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 84 (29.68%) LAN
1 84 (29.68%) WAN
2 75 (26.50%) VPN
3 62 (21.91%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (16.96%) Network Security
5 46 (16.25%) DNS
6 45 (15.90%) Wireless
7 42 (14.84%) TCP/IP
8 37 (13.07%) VoIP
9 36 (12.72%) SSL
10 31 (10.95%) IPsec
11 29 (10.25%) MPLS
12 27 (9.54%) BGP
12 27 (9.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (9.54%) OSPF
13 24 (8.48%) DHCP
14 21 (7.42%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (7.07%) FTP
15 20 (7.07%) Internet
16 19 (6.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.71%) MySQL
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.71%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (5.65%) Finance
2 13 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.83%) Legal
4 6 (2.12%) Billing
5 5 (1.77%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.77%) Publishing
6 4 (1.41%) Military
7 3 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (37.81%) Network Engineer
2 36 (12.72%) Architect
3 25 (8.83%) Analyst
3 25 (8.83%) Consultant
3 25 (8.83%) Support Engineer
4 24 (8.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 19 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (6.36%) Firewall Engineer
6 18 (6.36%) Network Architect
7 17 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (6.01%) Security Engineer
8 16 (5.65%) Security Specialist
9 15 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) Network Support
10 14 (4.95%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (4.59%) Information Security Specialist
11 13 (4.59%) Information Specialist
11 13 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.24%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.89%) 802.1X
1 11 (3.89%) Web Services
2 5 (1.77%) CSS
2 5 (1.77%) RSS
3 4 (1.41%) XML
4 2 (0.71%) .NET
4 2 (0.71%) CGI
4 2 (0.71%) JSF
4 2 (0.71%) JSON
4 2 (0.71%) REST
4 2 (0.71%) ServiceStack
4 2 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.19%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (6.71%) PKI
4 12 (4.24%) Cryptography
4 12 (4.24%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.12%) Clustering
6 6 (2.12%) DataPower
6 6 (2.12%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.77%) CMDB
7 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.41%) AS400
8 4 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.41%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.67%) Windows
2 33 (11.66%) Linux
3 22 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.83%) Unix
6 8 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.47%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.47%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.77%) AIX
9 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) Debian
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.37%) ITIL
2 33 (11.66%) Information Security
3 31 (10.95%) Migration
4 28 (9.89%) Information Assurance
5 23 (8.13%) Incident Management
6 21 (7.42%) Security Management
7 18 (6.36%) Risk Management
8 16 (5.65%) Data Protection
8 16 (5.65%) Information Security Management
8 16 (5.65%) ISMS
8 16 (5.65%) Load Balancing
9 15 (5.30%) Network Architecture
9 15 (5.30%) Network Design
9 15 (5.30%) Network Management
9 15 (5.30%) Project Management
10 14 (4.95%) Business Continuity
11 13 (4.59%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.59%) Change Management
11 13 (4.59%) Service Management
11 13 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.42%) SQL
2 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.12%) Python
4 4 (1.41%) Java
4 4 (1.41%) Perl
5 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.71%) C
5 2 (0.71%) PHP
5 2 (0.71%) VBScript
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (46.29%) Security Cleared
2 99 (34.98%) SC Cleared
3 98 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (16.61%) CCNA
4 47 (16.61%) CCNP
5 29 (10.25%) DV Cleared
6 19 (6.71%) CCIE
7 15 (5.30%) Degree
8 13 (4.59%) CISSP
9 10 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (3.53%) CLAS
10 8 (2.83%) CCSE
11 5 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.41%) CCDE
12 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.06%) GCIH
13 3 (1.06%) GIAC
14 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.71%) CCSA
14 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (9.54%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.07%) RMADS
4 16 (5.65%) JSP 440
5 14 (4.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (3.89%) SLA
7 9 (3.18%) QA
8 4 (1.41%) ISO27002
9 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.42%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.65%) vSphere
4 11 (3.89%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.83%) UAG
6 7 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.12%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.77%) KVM
8 5 (1.77%) XenServer
9 2 (0.71%) Docker
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.71%) Xen
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
10 1 (0.35%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) SCCM
1 6 (2.12%) vRealize
2 5 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (1.77%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (1.77%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.06%) SCOM
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.71%) Nagios
4 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.35%) Netcool
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 162 (57.24%) Cisco
2 74 (26.15%) CheckPoint
3 66 (23.32%) VMware
4 36 (12.72%) Juniper
5 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
6 29 (10.25%) HP
7 28 (9.89%) F5
8 24 (8.48%) IronPort
9 21 (7.42%) IBM
10 20 (7.07%) Palo Alto
11 17 (6.01%) Citrix
11 17 (6.01%) Oracle
12 11 (3.89%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.83%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.83%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.47%) BMC
14 7 (2.47%) Sourcefire
15 6 (2.12%) CA
15 6 (2.12%) Foundry
15 6 (2.12%) NetApp
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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