The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.35% 1.64% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 7.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £530
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 - £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -16.00%
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.97% 22.13% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Median daily rate £413 £325 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -19.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £47.83 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Portsmouth region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Portsmouth region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (36.67%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) DHCP
5 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) CCNA
6 8 (26.67%) Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) F5
7 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (16.67%) Acronis
9 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (16.67%) Security Patching
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 9 (30.00%) DHCP
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) VoIP
5 5 (16.67%) SNMP
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (3.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (6.67%) JDBC
1 2 (6.67%) JMS
1 2 (6.67%) OSGi
1 2 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Microservices
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) HOOD
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCDP
4 2 (6.67%) CCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
1 5 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) F5
6 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
7 5 (16.67%) Acronis
7 5 (16.67%) Juniper
7 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (6.67%) BMC
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.67%) Remedy
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) Meraki
10 1 (3.33%) Veeam