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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.20% 2.65% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 23.68% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £404 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.44%
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
42 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.36% 11.18% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 23
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -61.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 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 28 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 42 (79.25%) Cisco
2 36 (67.92%) SC Cleared
2 36 (67.92%) Security Cleared
3 32 (60.38%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (58.49%) WAN
5 30 (56.60%) LAN
6 27 (50.94%) Wireless
7 25 (47.17%) VoIP
8 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
9 20 (37.74%) CCNA
10 19 (35.85%) CCNP
11 18 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (28.30%) Network Security
13 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
14 11 (20.75%) DNS
15 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
15 10 (18.87%) Palo Alto
16 9 (16.98%) SSL
16 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
17 8 (15.09%) FTP
17 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
18 7 (13.21%) Publishing
18 7 (13.21%) Internet
18 7 (13.21%) UAG
18 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
19 6 (11.32%) ITIL
19 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
20 5 (9.43%) Web Services
20 5 (9.43%) 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 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) WAN
2 30 (56.60%) LAN
3 27 (50.94%) Wireless
4 25 (47.17%) VoIP
5 18 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (28.30%) Network Security
7 11 (20.75%) DNS
8 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
9 9 (16.98%) SSL
10 8 (15.09%) FTP
10 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (13.21%) Internet
11 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
12 4 (7.55%) MPLS
12 4 (7.55%) VPN
13 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
14 2 (3.77%) BGP
14 2 (3.77%) DHCP
14 2 (3.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Publishing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Network Engineer
2 19 (35.85%) Firewall Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Web Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) CGI
3 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.77%) Change Control
4 2 (3.77%) Network Design
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) Budget Control
5 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (1.89%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.89%) Network Management
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Lisp
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (67.92%) SC Cleared
1 36 (67.92%) Security Cleared
2 32 (60.38%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (37.74%) CCNA
4 19 (35.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.77%) CCSE
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCSA
6 1 (1.89%) CEH
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) UAG
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Cisco
2 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.87%) Palo Alto
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) AlgoSec
5 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.55%) Juniper
5 4 (7.55%) Tufin
6 3 (5.66%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) VMware
7 2 (3.77%) Nokia
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) IronPort
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec