The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 8 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.74% 2.97% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.25% 16.67% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 0
Average daily rate £400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.81 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.87% 17.84% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 16
Average daily rate £369 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 48 (87.27%) Cisco
2 41 (74.55%) SC Cleared
2 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
3 35 (63.64%) WAN
4 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (61.82%) Wireless
5 32 (58.18%) LAN
5 32 (58.18%) VoIP
6 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
7 27 (49.09%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (38.18%) CCNP
9 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
10 13 (23.64%) CCNA
11 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
11 12 (21.82%) Network Security
12 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (18.18%) IP Telephony
13 8 (14.55%) SLA
14 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.73%) DNS
14 7 (12.73%) SSL
14 7 (12.73%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (12.73%) Fault Management
15 6 (10.91%) FTP
15 6 (10.91%) Internet
15 6 (10.91%) Juniper
16 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
16 5 (9.09%) Service Management
16 5 (9.09%) Publishing
16 5 (9.09%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (63.64%) WAN
2 34 (61.82%) Wireless
3 32 (58.18%) LAN
3 32 (58.18%) VoIP
4 27 (49.09%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.82%) Network Security
6 10 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.73%) DNS
7 7 (12.73%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (12.73%) SSL
8 6 (10.91%) FTP
8 6 (10.91%) Internet
9 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 3 (5.45%) SAN
10 3 (5.45%) VPN
11 2 (3.64%) DHCP
11 2 (3.64%) IPsec
11 2 (3.64%) SNMP
11 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Network Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Network Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Web Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Administrator
10 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Network Support Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Fault Management
2 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (9.09%) Service Management
3 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.45%) Change Control
4 3 (5.45%) Network Management
4 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Demand Management
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) SC Cleared
1 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (38.18%) CCNP
4 13 (23.64%) CCNA
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) UAG
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (87.27%) Cisco
2 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) Juniper
6 5 (9.09%) F5
7 4 (7.27%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) Nokia
7 4 (7.27%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Avaya
8 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.64%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.64%) IronPort
8 2 (3.64%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago