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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 11 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.60% 4.22% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.50% 23.73% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £263 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -16.00%
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
40 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.10% 17.77% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 64
Median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £261 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +74.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 34 (85.00%) WAN
3 32 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (77.50%) CCNP
4 31 (77.50%) Wireless
5 30 (75.00%) Network Security
5 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
6 29 (72.50%) Palo Alto
7 24 (60.00%) VoIP
7 24 (60.00%) CheckPoint
8 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (47.50%) CCNA
9 18 (45.00%) FortiGate
10 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
11 10 (25.00%) Tufin
11 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
12 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (22.50%) SLA
12 9 (22.50%) Fault Management
13 4 (10.00%) Network Design
14 3 (7.50%) Service Management
14 3 (7.50%) VMware
14 3 (7.50%) Linux
15 2 (5.00%) Network Management
15 2 (5.00%) Security Hardening
15 2 (5.00%) User Stories
15 2 (5.00%) SIEM

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 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
1 34 (85.00%) WAN
2 31 (77.50%) Wireless
3 30 (75.00%) Network Security
4 24 (60.00%) VoIP
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.00%) DNS
8 2 (5.00%) MPLS
8 2 (5.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) BGP
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.50%) IPsec
9 1 (2.50%) IPv4
9 1 (2.50%) IPv6
9 1 (2.50%) OSPF
9 1 (2.50%) SNMP
9 1 (2.50%) SSL
9 1 (2.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Network Engineer
2 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Security Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Support
6 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.00%) Security Management
4 2 (5.00%) SIEM
4 2 (5.00%) User Stories
4 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (77.50%) CCNP
3 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (47.50%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) Palo Alto
3 24 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
4 10 (25.00%) Tufin
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat