The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 43 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 91 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.41% 3.78% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 21.09% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 29
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£343 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.73 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.70 £27.50 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
455 313 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.06% 17.92% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 154 128
Average daily rate £345 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Firewall
South East

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +3 15 £325 -18.75% 6
Andover - 9 £419 - 1
Hook +1 8 £335 -10.19%
Havant +3 5 - - 2
Portsmouth 0 5 £475 - 2
Farnborough -4 5 £326 -31.17% 4
Winchester +2 4 £345 +11.29%
Basingstoke +6 3 £325 -27.77% 5
Fareham -2 2 £450 +33.33% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £165 -
Aldershot - 1 £135 - 2
Gosport - - - - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (45.68%) Security Cleared
2 58 (35.80%) Cisco
3 52 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 52 (32.10%) Windows
4 44 (27.16%) SC Cleared
5 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (23.46%) VMware
6 37 (22.84%) CheckPoint
7 35 (21.60%) Active Directory
7 35 (21.60%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (18.52%) Network Security
8 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 28 (17.28%) LAN
9 28 (17.28%) Linux
10 27 (16.67%) ITIL
10 27 (16.67%) SQL
11 26 (16.05%) CCNP
12 25 (15.43%) WAN
13 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (14.20%) Internet
14 23 (14.20%) Oracle
15 22 (13.58%) CCNA
16 21 (12.96%) DV Cleared
16 21 (12.96%) PowerShell
17 20 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (12.35%) SAN
17 20 (12.35%) Juniper
18 18 (11.11%) HP
18 18 (11.11%) VPN
19 17 (10.49%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (8.64%) IIS
2 13 (8.02%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.85%) Documentum
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 4 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
2 4 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (1.23%) PaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.60%) Cisco ASA
2 30 (18.52%) Network Security
2 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 28 (17.28%) LAN
4 25 (15.43%) WAN
5 23 (14.20%) Internet
6 20 (12.35%) SAN
7 18 (11.11%) VPN
8 17 (10.49%) DNS
8 17 (10.49%) X.400
8 17 (10.49%) X.500
9 16 (9.88%) HTTP
10 15 (9.26%) LDAP
11 13 (8.02%) OSPF
12 12 (7.41%) FTP
13 10 (6.17%) SMTP
14 9 (5.56%) VLAN
15 8 (4.94%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.94%) SSL
16 7 (4.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.09%) DB2
3 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.09%) SQLPlus
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MSI
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.49%) Military
2 11 (6.79%) Finance
3 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (15.43%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Architect
3 19 (11.73%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.79%) Security Architect
5 10 (6.17%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.94%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Administrator
9 5 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.09%) Network Support
9 5 (3.09%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.47%) Network Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) .NET
2 13 (8.02%) XML
3 11 (6.79%) Web Services
4 7 (4.32%) REST
5 6 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.85%) Middleware
7 2 (1.23%) JSP
8 1 (0.62%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.62%) JFC
8 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.09%) HACMP
2 5 (3.09%) PKI
2 5 (3.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.47%) Clustering
4 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.23%) APACS
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
5 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.23%) SecurID
5 2 (1.23%) iPad
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.62%) iPhone
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.10%) Windows
2 28 (17.28%) Linux
3 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.41%) UNIX
5 8 (4.94%) AIX
5 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.09%) VMS
7 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.62%) SELinux
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.67%) ITIL
2 13 (8.02%) Service Delivery
2 13 (8.02%) Migration
3 11 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (6.17%) Integration Testing
4 10 (6.17%) Information Security
4 10 (6.17%) Service Management
5 9 (5.56%) Document Management
5 9 (5.56%) Network Design
5 9 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 9 (5.56%) Network Management
6 8 (4.94%) Data Migration
6 8 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (4.32%) Security Management
7 7 (4.32%) TOGAF
7 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.32%) Time Management
7 7 (4.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.67%) SQL
2 21 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.26%) Java
4 14 (8.64%) VBScript
5 11 (6.79%) C
6 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.47%) Korn
8 3 (1.85%) sed
8 3 (1.85%) AWK
9 2 (1.23%) VB
9 2 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (45.68%) Security Cleared
2 44 (27.16%) SC Cleared
3 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (16.05%) CCNP
5 22 (13.58%) CCNA
6 21 (12.96%) DV Cleared
7 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (9.26%) MCSE
9 10 (6.17%) MCP
9 10 (6.17%) MCDST
9 10 (6.17%) MCITP
10 9 (5.56%) CCSE
11 7 (4.32%) Degree
12 6 (3.70%) CISSP
13 5 (3.09%) CCSA
14 4 (2.47%) CISM
14 4 (2.47%) CCIE
14 4 (2.47%) CCSP
15 2 (1.23%) PMP
15 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.85%) COBIT
5 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.62%) GPG13
6 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.49%) vSphere
4 15 (9.26%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (6.79%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.17%) XenServer
6 10 (6.17%) Terminal Services
6 10 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.09%) OCFS2
9 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.23%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.62%) Samba
10 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.62%) Snort
10 1 (0.62%) Squid
10 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.09%) SCOM
4 4 (2.47%) SCCM
4 4 (2.47%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Cisco
2 52 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.46%) VMware
4 37 (22.84%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.20%) Oracle
6 20 (12.35%) Juniper
7 18 (11.11%) HP
8 17 (10.49%) Citrix
9 13 (8.02%) Clearswift
10 11 (6.79%) McAfee
10 11 (6.79%) Red Hat
11 10 (6.17%) IBM
12 9 (5.56%) EMC
13 8 (4.94%) Sun
14 7 (4.32%) Dell
14 7 (4.32%) NetApp
14 7 (4.32%) Blue Coat
14 7 (4.32%) 3PAR
14 7 (4.32%) F5
15 6 (3.70%) Remedy
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