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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 203 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.68% 2.93% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.25% 23.74% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 49 80
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.80 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £27.80 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +8.70%
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
545 396 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 12.36% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 241
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +13 67 £363 +3.57% 8
Bristol +20 41 £375 +7.14% 10
Gloucestershire +18 33 £325 -27.77% 5
Dorset +17 24 £400 +31.14% 1
Devon +11 17 £353 +17.50%
Somerset +21 14 £313 - 5
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 207 (63.30%) Cisco
2 116 (35.47%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (35.17%) Security Cleared
4 108 (33.03%) WAN
5 99 (30.28%) CheckPoint
6 98 (29.97%) SC Cleared
7 95 (29.05%) LAN
8 87 (26.61%) VPN
9 86 (26.30%) CCNP
10 76 (23.24%) Cisco ASA
11 75 (22.94%) Windows
12 70 (21.41%) ITIL
13 64 (19.57%) Network Security
14 60 (18.35%) Juniper
15 58 (17.74%) VMware
15 58 (17.74%) Data Centre
16 57 (17.43%) Linux
17 52 (15.90%) Wireless
18 48 (14.68%) Microsoft
18 48 (14.68%) F5
19 45 (13.76%) CCNA
20 40 (12.23%) TCP/IP
20 40 (12.23%) Finance
21 39 (11.93%) BGP
22 38 (11.62%) SIEM
23 37 (11.31%) Cisco Nexus
23 37 (11.31%) Migration
24 36 (11.01%) Active Directory
24 36 (11.01%) DHCP
25 34 (10.40%) Internet

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 25 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.36%) IIS
4 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.14%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
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
9 1 (0.31%) Apache
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.98%) MS Office
2 12 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 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
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.65%) Office 365
2 24 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.14%) SaaS
5 5 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (33.03%) WAN
2 95 (29.05%) LAN
3 87 (26.61%) VPN
4 76 (23.24%) Cisco ASA
5 64 (19.57%) Network Security
6 52 (15.90%) Wireless
7 40 (12.23%) TCP/IP
8 39 (11.93%) BGP
9 37 (11.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (11.01%) DHCP
11 34 (10.40%) Internet
12 33 (10.09%) MPLS
13 32 (9.79%) DNS
13 32 (9.79%) VoIP
14 30 (9.17%) IPsec
14 30 (9.17%) OSPF
15 23 (7.03%) VLAN
16 20 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (5.50%) Wireshark
18 17 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
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%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (12.23%) Finance
2 28 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Billing
4 5 (1.53%) Military
5 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.61%) Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.31%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (29.97%) Network Engineer
2 58 (17.74%) Analyst
3 29 (8.87%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 28 (8.56%) Network Analyst
4 28 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.26%) Security Analyst
6 22 (6.73%) Architect
7 21 (6.42%) Network Support
8 19 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) Consultant
9 18 (5.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Field Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Network Field Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Firewall Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Network Support Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Cisco Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Senior Network 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
5 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.61%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) HTML
5 2 (0.61%) jQuery
5 2 (0.61%) RSS
5 2 (0.61%) WSDL
5 2 (0.61%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.31%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.59%) PKI
4 11 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.75%) iPad
6 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.22%) CESG
9 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.61%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.61%) Informatics
9 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.94%) Windows
2 57 (17.43%) Linux
3 32 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.17%) Unix
5 18 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.36%) Solaris
8 9 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.83%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.61%) CentOS
11 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.41%) ITIL
2 38 (11.62%) SIEM
3 37 (11.31%) Migration
4 26 (7.95%) Information Security
4 26 (7.95%) Service Delivery
5 19 (5.81%) High Availability
5 19 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (5.81%) Project Management
6 18 (5.50%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.20%) Security Architecture
8 16 (4.89%) Network Design
8 16 (4.89%) Project Planning
9 14 (4.28%) Change Management
10 12 (3.67%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.36%) Business Continuity
11 11 (3.36%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.36%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.36%) Network Management
11 11 (3.36%) Performance Management
12 10 (3.06%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.59%) Python
2 13 (3.98%) Java
2 13 (3.98%) Perl
3 9 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.45%) SQL
5 6 (1.83%) C
5 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) C#
7 2 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (35.47%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (35.17%) Security Cleared
3 98 (29.97%) SC Cleared
4 86 (26.30%) CCNP
5 45 (13.76%) CCNA
6 31 (9.48%) CISSP
7 23 (7.03%) DV Cleared
8 20 (6.12%) Degree
9 10 (3.06%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.75%) CCIE
11 7 (2.14%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.83%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.53%) CLAS
13 5 (1.53%) IISP
13 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.53%) SANS
14 4 (1.22%) HND
14 4 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.42%) SLA
2 19 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.89%) 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 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 36 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.06%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.45%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.14%) Samba
7 5 (1.53%) Snort
8 4 (1.22%) Firmware
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) iptables
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.31%) vSphere
11 1 (0.31%) Xen
11 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.28%) Puppet
2 13 (3.98%) Nagios
3 12 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.45%) SCCM
6 7 (2.14%) RSA enVision
7 5 (1.53%) WSUS
8 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.22%) TrustSec
9 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.92%) SCOM
10 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.61%) Nessus
10 2 (0.61%) Netcool
10 2 (0.61%) QRadar
10 2 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 207 (63.30%) Cisco
2 99 (30.28%) CheckPoint
3 60 (18.35%) Juniper
4 58 (17.74%) VMware
5 48 (14.68%) F5
5 48 (14.68%) Microsoft
6 23 (7.03%) Fortinet
7 20 (6.12%) Palo Alto
8 18 (5.50%) ArcSight
8 18 (5.50%) Nokia
9 16 (4.89%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.98%) Forcepoint
10 13 (3.98%) HP
10 13 (3.98%) IBM
10 13 (3.98%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.67%) Intel Security
12 11 (3.36%) Cyber-Ark
12 11 (3.36%) Dell
12 11 (3.36%) NetApp
13 10 (3.06%) SonicWALL
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