The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 8 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 38 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.38% 2.36% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.72% 17.86% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 3
Median daily rate £368 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £364 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +57.89%
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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.59% 13.21% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 29
Median daily rate £350 £420 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 53 (84.13%) Cisco
2 47 (74.60%) SC Cleared
2 47 (74.60%) Security Cleared
3 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (63.49%) WAN
5 39 (61.90%) LAN
6 38 (60.32%) Wireless
7 36 (57.14%) VoIP
8 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
9 28 (44.44%) CCNP
10 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (30.16%) CCNA
12 17 (26.98%) Network Security
13 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
14 13 (20.63%) IP Telephony
15 12 (19.05%) Palo Alto
16 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (15.87%) DNS
18 9 (14.29%) SSL
19 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
19 8 (12.70%) FTP
19 8 (12.70%) Reverse Proxy
20 7 (11.11%) UAG
20 7 (11.11%) NetScaler
20 7 (11.11%) Publishing
20 7 (11.11%) Internet
21 6 (9.52%) ITIL
21 6 (9.52%) SLA
21 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
22 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 40 (63.49%) WAN
2 39 (61.90%) LAN
3 38 (60.32%) Wireless
4 36 (57.14%) VoIP
5 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (26.98%) Network Security
7 13 (20.63%) IP Telephony
8 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (15.87%) DNS
10 9 (14.29%) SSL
11 8 (12.70%) FTP
11 8 (12.70%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
12 7 (11.11%) NetScaler
13 3 (4.76%) MPLS
13 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
13 3 (4.76%) VPN
14 2 (3.17%) Cisco IPT
14 2 (3.17%) DHCP
14 2 (3.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 11 (17.46%) Network Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Web Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Web Applications Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Firewall Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) CGI
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
1 6 (9.52%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
3 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.17%) Change Control
5 1 (1.59%) Budget Control
5 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.59%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.59%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.59%) Network Management
5 1 (1.59%) Project Management
5 1 (1.59%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.59%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.59%) Service Management
5 1 (1.59%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (1.59%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
1 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (74.60%) SC Cleared
1 47 (74.60%) Security Cleared
2 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (44.44%) CCNP
4 19 (30.16%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCSA
6 1 (1.59%) CCSE
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) UAG
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Cisco
2 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.05%) Palo Alto
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) AlgoSec
6 3 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Tufin
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) Nokia
8 1 (1.59%) Avaya
8 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.59%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) F5
8 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.59%) IronPort
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec