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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 14 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.13% 10.16% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.07% 42.11% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £488 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £366
% change year-on-year
- +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
56 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.79% 24.13% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 50
Median daily rate £370 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 3
Median hourly rate £18.80 £44.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +90.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (66.00%) Wireless
3 33 (66.00%) Security Cleared
4 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
4 31 (62.00%) LAN
4 31 (62.00%) WAN
5 28 (56.00%) CCNP
5 28 (56.00%) Network Security
5 28 (56.00%) Palo Alto
6 27 (54.00%) CheckPoint
7 25 (50.00%) VoIP
8 23 (46.00%) CCNA
9 20 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (24.00%) FortiGate
11 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.00%) Fault Management
12 9 (18.00%) IP Telephony
12 9 (18.00%) SLA
12 9 (18.00%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (14.00%) HP
14 6 (12.00%) Network Design
15 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
15 5 (10.00%) Migration
15 5 (10.00%) VMware
15 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
15 5 (10.00%) Juniper
15 5 (10.00%) Service Management
15 5 (10.00%) Security Management
15 5 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (66.00%) Wireless
2 31 (62.00%) LAN
2 31 (62.00%) WAN
3 28 (56.00%) Network Security
4 25 (50.00%) VoIP
5 20 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (18.00%) IP Telephony
6 9 (18.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) DNS
8 1 (2.00%) Junos
8 1 (2.00%) MRTG
8 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.00%) SNMP
8 1 (2.00%) SSL
8 1 (2.00%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Security Engineer
4 16 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (24.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Design Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Network Support
8 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Designer
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Fault Management
2 6 (12.00%) Network Design
3 5 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Security Hardening
3 5 (10.00%) Security Management
3 5 (10.00%) Service Management
3 5 (10.00%) SIEM
3 5 (10.00%) User Stories
3 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.00%) Scrum
5 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (66.00%) Security Cleared
3 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (56.00%) CCNP
5 23 (46.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Palo Alto
3 27 (54.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (10.00%) Juniper
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) AlgoSec
6 4 (8.00%) Avaya
6 4 (8.00%) Tufin
7 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.00%) Aruba
7 3 (6.00%) BMC
7 3 (6.00%) CA
7 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) Splunk
7 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.00%) Dell