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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.48% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 6.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£445 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -17.14%
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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
63 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.26% 10.68% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 9
Average daily rate £400 £288 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 10 (30.30%) LAN
1 10 (30.30%) WAN
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
1 10 (30.30%) Network Security
2 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 7 (21.21%) MS Office
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) SCCM
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) SSL
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) DSL
6 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) CentOS
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.15%) RSpec
6 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.15%) Puppet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) LAN
1 10 (30.30%) WAN
1 10 (30.30%) Network Security
2 6 (18.18%) SSL
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) DSL
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) 3G
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) ADSL
6 1 (3.03%) Broadband
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) RSpec
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCSP
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) CCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) HP AIS
5 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Remedy
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Dell KACE
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee
4 2 (6.06%) Websense
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) IronPort
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