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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 10 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.68% 3.56% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.26% 33.33% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 8
Median daily rate £375 £381 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +30.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.02%
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
38 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.51% 10.68% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 35
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -54.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 June 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 June 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 54 (84.38%) Cisco
2 47 (73.44%) SC Cleared
2 47 (73.44%) Security Cleared
3 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (68.75%) WAN
5 43 (67.19%) LAN
6 40 (62.50%) Wireless
7 37 (57.81%) VoIP
8 35 (54.69%) CheckPoint
9 33 (51.56%) CCNA
10 32 (50.00%) CCNP
11 30 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (45.31%) Network Security
13 24 (37.50%) Palo Alto
14 17 (26.56%) FortiGate
15 13 (20.31%) AlgoSec
15 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
15 13 (20.31%) Tufin
16 10 (15.63%) IP Telephony
16 10 (15.63%) DNS
17 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (12.50%) SSL
17 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 7 (10.94%) FTP
18 7 (10.94%) Reverse Proxy
19 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
19 6 (9.38%) Publishing
19 6 (9.38%) UAG
19 6 (9.38%) ITIL
19 6 (9.38%) Internet

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 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (68.75%) WAN
2 43 (67.19%) LAN
3 40 (62.50%) Wireless
4 37 (57.81%) VoIP
5 30 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (45.31%) Network Security
7 10 (15.63%) DNS
7 10 (15.63%) IP Telephony
8 8 (12.50%) SSL
8 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (10.94%) FTP
9 7 (10.94%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (9.38%) Internet
10 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.25%) MPLS
11 4 (6.25%) VPN
12 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
13 2 (3.13%) BGP
13 2 (3.13%) DHCP
13 2 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (9.38%) Publishing
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Network Engineer
2 28 (43.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Web Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Network Support
7 5 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) CGI
3 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.56%) iSeries
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) ITIL
2 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 3 (4.69%) Network Design
5 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.56%) Demand Management
6 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (1.56%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (1.56%) ITSM
6 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.56%) Network Management
6 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.56%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (1.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Lisp
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (73.44%) SC Cleared
1 47 (73.44%) Security Cleared
2 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (51.56%) CCNA
4 32 (50.00%) CCNP
5 2 (3.13%) CCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCDP
6 1 (1.56%) CCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CEH
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) UAG
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (84.38%) Cisco
2 35 (54.69%) CheckPoint
3 24 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 13 (20.31%) AlgoSec
4 13 (20.31%) Tufin
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) Nokia
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) IronPort
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec