The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 37 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.83% 4.77% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.12% 25.68% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.57% 18.59% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 37
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Firewall
Wiltshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) Juniper
3 18 (39.13%) F5
4 17 (36.96%) Network Security
4 17 (36.96%) McAfee
5 11 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (23.91%) Blue Coat
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (19.57%) Web Services
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) IronPort
9 6 (13.04%) Change Management
9 6 (13.04%) ProxySG
9 6 (13.04%) Banking
9 6 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Change Control
10 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
10 5 (10.87%) BT
11 4 (8.70%) OSPF
11 4 (8.70%) Network Design
11 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
11 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.52%) BGP
12 3 (6.52%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Network Security
2 11 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
6 3 (6.52%) BGP
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 2 (4.35%) Broadband
7 2 (4.35%) DNS
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) HTTP
7 2 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (2.17%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.17%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.17%) Frame Relay
8 1 (2.17%) RIP
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Security Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Security Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Change Management
1 6 (13.04%) Change Control
1 6 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (4.35%) Information Security
3 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL
4 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Data Security
4 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CISSP
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) Juniper
3 18 (39.13%) F5
4 17 (36.96%) McAfee
5 11 (23.91%) Blue Coat
6 8 (17.39%) IronPort
7 5 (10.87%) BT
8 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago