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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 7 13 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.34% 9.45% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

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
48 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.69% 23.62% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 43
Median daily rate £381 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £15.36 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.87% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 12 (37.50%) Wireless
4 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) CCNA
6 10 (31.25%) LAN
6 10 (31.25%) VoIP
6 10 (31.25%) WAN
6 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (25.00%) Network Security
8 7 (21.88%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) CCNP
8 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
9 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
9 5 (15.63%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Security Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Juniper
9 5 (15.63%) Security Hardening
9 5 (15.63%) SIEM
9 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (15.63%) User Stories
9 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (12.50%) Avaya
10 4 (12.50%) Network Design
11 3 (9.38%) CMDB

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 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Wireless
2 10 (31.25%) LAN
2 10 (31.25%) VoIP
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Junos
6 1 (3.13%) MRTG
6 1 (3.13%) SNMP
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) CMDB
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
1 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (15.63%) Security Hardening
1 5 (15.63%) Security Management
1 5 (15.63%) Service Management
1 5 (15.63%) SIEM
1 5 (15.63%) User Stories
1 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Event Correlation
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) CCNA
4 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) CCNP
6 2 (6.25%) CISSP
6 2 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (6.25%) RHCE
6 2 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.88%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
4 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.38%) Aruba
6 3 (9.38%) BMC
6 3 (9.38%) CA
6 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
6 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) Splunk
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat