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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 11 7 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.46% 15.21% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.00% 55.56% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £313 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%

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 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.38% 27.38% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.36 £32.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% +138.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £32.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £32.75 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (42.50%) CheckPoint
4 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (35.00%) CCNA
6 13 (32.50%) Wireless
7 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) VoIP
9 9 (22.50%) Fortinet
10 8 (20.00%) CCNP
11 7 (17.50%) HP
12 6 (15.00%) Migration
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) Network Design
12 6 (15.00%) Network Security
12 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
13 5 (12.50%) Security Hardening
13 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (12.50%) SIEM
13 5 (12.50%) User Stories
13 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (12.50%) Security Management
13 5 (12.50%) Service Management
13 5 (12.50%) Unix
13 5 (12.50%) Linux
13 5 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
14 4 (10.00%) JBoss

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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Wireless
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) VoIP
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.50%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) OSPF
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) SNA
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
1 6 (15.00%) Network Design
2 5 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 5 (12.50%) Security Management
2 5 (12.50%) Service Management
2 5 (12.50%) SIEM
2 5 (12.50%) User Stories
2 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Event Correlation
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) CCNA
3 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) CISSP
5 4 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (10.00%) RHCE
5 4 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCDP
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
7 3 (7.50%) Aruba
7 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) BMC
7 3 (7.50%) CA
7 3 (7.50%) Intel Security
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Extreme Networks