The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 200 84 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.64% 2.69% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.88% 22.52% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 47 69
Median daily rate £373 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
Firewall
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 373 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.53% 11.94% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 225 214
Median daily rate £360 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.95 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +16 67 £375 +7.14% 8
Bristol +23 37 £375 +7.14% 14
Gloucestershire +17 33 £330 -26.66% 8
Dorset +16 30 £400 +31.14% 3
Devon +11 18 £355 +29.09%
Somerset +10 10 £311 - 4
Cornwall - 1 £215 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 200 (61.16%) Cisco
2 112 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (31.19%) Security Cleared
4 99 (30.28%) CheckPoint
4 99 (30.28%) WAN
5 88 (26.91%) LAN
6 85 (25.99%) SC Cleared
7 82 (25.08%) CCNP
7 82 (25.08%) VPN
8 76 (23.24%) Windows
9 72 (22.02%) Cisco ASA
10 68 (20.80%) ITIL
11 65 (19.88%) Network Security
12 59 (18.04%) Data Centre
13 57 (17.43%) VMware
14 56 (17.13%) Juniper
15 51 (15.60%) Linux
16 50 (15.29%) F5
17 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
18 46 (14.07%) Wireless
19 45 (13.76%) Finance
20 41 (12.54%) CCNA
21 40 (12.23%) Active Directory
22 38 (11.62%) Internet
22 38 (11.62%) Migration
23 37 (11.31%) TCP/IP
24 36 (11.01%) DHCP
25 35 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
26 34 (10.40%) BGP
26 34 (10.40%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 24 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.06%) IIS
4 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.83%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.92%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.61%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) Apache
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.28%) MS Office
2 12 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (6.73%) Office 365
2 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.14%) SaaS
4 5 (1.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 99 (30.28%) WAN
2 88 (26.91%) LAN
3 82 (25.08%) VPN
4 72 (22.02%) Cisco ASA
5 65 (19.88%) Network Security
6 46 (14.07%) Wireless
7 38 (11.62%) Internet
8 37 (11.31%) TCP/IP
9 36 (11.01%) DHCP
10 35 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (10.40%) BGP
12 32 (9.79%) MPLS
13 30 (9.17%) DNS
14 29 (8.87%) VoIP
15 26 (7.95%) IPsec
16 25 (7.65%) OSPF
17 23 (7.03%) VLAN
18 22 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
19 17 (5.20%) IP Telephony
19 17 (5.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.31%) Big Data
3 1 (0.31%) DB2
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) Informix
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (13.76%) Finance
2 30 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Billing
4 4 (1.22%) Military
5 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (29.66%) Network Engineer
2 52 (15.90%) Analyst
3 28 (8.56%) Network Analyst
3 28 (8.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 28 (8.56%) Security Analyst
4 26 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 23 (7.03%) Architect
6 21 (6.42%) Network Support
7 20 (6.12%) Consultant
8 19 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Field Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Network Field Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Cisco Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Network Security Analyst
13 13 (3.98%) Firewall Engineer
13 13 (3.98%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.75%) J2EE
2 6 (1.83%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.22%) OCX
4 3 (0.92%) .NET
4 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.92%) Classic ASP
4 3 (0.92%) CSS
4 3 (0.92%) HTML
4 3 (0.92%) WSDL
4 3 (0.92%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.61%) jQuery
5 2 (0.61%) RSS
5 2 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.31%) Ajax
6 1 (0.31%) Flash
6 1 (0.31%) Java EE
6 1 (0.31%) JMS
6 1 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.04%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.20%) PKI
3 16 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.45%) iPad
7 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.22%) Clustering
8 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) AS400
10 2 (0.61%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) Informatics
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.24%) Windows
2 51 (15.60%) Linux
3 29 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.34%) Unix
5 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.36%) Solaris
9 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.53%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.61%) CentOS
12 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.80%) ITIL
2 38 (11.62%) Migration
3 33 (10.09%) SIEM
4 30 (9.17%) Information Security
5 28 (8.56%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.50%) High Availability
6 18 (5.50%) Project Management
6 18 (5.50%) Security Architecture
7 17 (5.20%) Network Design
7 17 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (4.28%) Project Planning
9 13 (3.98%) Change Management
10 12 (3.67%) Demand Management
10 12 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (3.36%) Content Management
11 11 (3.36%) OWASP
11 11 (3.36%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.36%) Performance Management
12 10 (3.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.98%) Java
1 13 (3.98%) Python
2 12 (3.67%) Perl
3 9 (2.75%) SQL
4 7 (2.14%) C
4 7 (2.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.92%) C#
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 2 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (31.19%) Security Cleared
3 85 (25.99%) SC Cleared
4 82 (25.08%) CCNP
5 41 (12.54%) CCNA
6 34 (10.40%) CISSP
7 23 (7.03%) Degree
8 19 (5.81%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.06%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.75%) CCIE
11 7 (2.14%) SANS
12 6 (1.83%) CREST Certified
12 6 (1.83%) ISSAP
12 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.53%) CLAS
13 5 (1.53%) IISP
13 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.22%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.03%) SLA
2 18 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.59%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.53%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.53%) RMADS
6 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.61%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.06%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.45%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.83%) Samba
7 4 (1.22%) Firmware
7 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.92%) Snort
9 1 (0.31%) iptables
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.67%) Puppet
2 11 (3.36%) Nagios
3 10 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (2.75%) SCCM
5 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.22%) TrustSec
5 4 (1.22%) WSUS
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.92%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.61%) Nessus
7 2 (0.61%) Netcool
7 2 (0.61%) Nmap
7 2 (0.61%) SCOM
7 2 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 200 (61.16%) Cisco
2 99 (30.28%) CheckPoint
3 57 (17.43%) VMware
4 56 (17.13%) Juniper
5 50 (15.29%) F5
6 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
7 23 (7.03%) Fortinet
8 22 (6.73%) Nokia
9 19 (5.81%) Palo Alto
10 15 (4.59%) Forcepoint
11 14 (4.28%) IBM
11 14 (4.28%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.67%) ArcSight
12 12 (3.67%) SolarWinds
13 11 (3.36%) Intel Security
14 10 (3.06%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (3.06%) NetApp
14 10 (3.06%) Oracle
15 9 (2.75%) BT
15 9 (2.75%) HP
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