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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 16 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.25% 7.52% 6.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 32.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £338 £501 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% +29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £490 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £512 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
37 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.91% 23.31% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 20
Median daily rate £369 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £325 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £49.46 £35.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.31% +12.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) Juniper
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Remedy
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP

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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) SNMP
7 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.56%) VXLAN
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) F5
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Acronis
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam