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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.56% 3.58% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.39% 26.83% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£340 £318 £850
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -62.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -16.34%
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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 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.36% 13.36% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 14
Average daily rate £340 £280 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) LAN
4 10 (28.57%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) CCNP
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.00%) SSL
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (17.14%) SCCM
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) MS Office
7 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.29%) HP
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (11.43%) CCSE
8 4 (11.43%) SCOM
8 4 (11.43%) Ruby
8 4 (11.43%) CentOS
8 4 (11.43%) Fault Management
8 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
8 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Network Security
1 10 (28.57%) LAN
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) SSL
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) DSL
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) ADSL
7 1 (2.86%) Broadband
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) 3G
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) RSpec
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Network Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) SecurID
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Fault Management
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Ruby
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) CCSE
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) CCIE
4 3 (8.57%) CCSP
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCSA
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) MCDST
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Websense
6 3 (8.57%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) Nokia
7 2 (5.71%) Veritas
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Dell KACE
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) IronPort
8 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
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