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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 5.32% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 21.74% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
57 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.77% 24.47% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 23
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £401 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% +47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
3 17 (70.83%) Wireless
4 16 (66.67%) LAN
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (58.33%) CCNA
5 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (54.17%) VoIP
7 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 7 (29.17%) Fault Management
10 7 (29.17%) Network Security
10 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
10 7 (29.17%) SLA
11 6 (25.00%) SSL
11 6 (25.00%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) IPsec
12 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.83%) VPN
12 5 (20.83%) IronPort
12 5 (20.83%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (20.83%) F5
12 5 (20.83%) Change Control
13 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
13 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
13 4 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 17 (70.83%) Wireless
3 16 (66.67%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) VoIP
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
6 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (25.00%) IPsec
7 6 (25.00%) SSL
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
9 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 4 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
10 1 (4.17%) NAS
10 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 1 (4.17%) DNS
10 1 (4.17%) ADSL
10 1 (4.17%) VLAN
10 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Fault Management
2 5 (20.83%) Change Control
2 5 (20.83%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) Groovy
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) IronPort
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.67%) Nokia
5 4 (16.67%) Websense
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) 3Com
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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