The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.04% 9.00% 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.62% 47.31% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 34
Median daily rate £388 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £518 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
Firewall
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.21% 19.02% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 70
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
3 21 (40.38%) Juniper
4 19 (36.54%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (30.77%) DHCP
8 15 (28.85%) DNS
9 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
9 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
10 13 (25.00%) CCNP
11 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
11 12 (23.08%) Junos
12 11 (21.15%) tcpdump
12 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
12 11 (21.15%) MS Office
13 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.38%) WAN
14 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 8 (15.38%) BGP
15 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
15 7 (13.46%) Migration
15 7 (13.46%) Network Security
15 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
15 7 (13.46%) F5
16 6 (11.54%) High Availability
16 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (11.54%) Office 365

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
1 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) VPN
2 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (30.77%) DHCP
4 15 (28.85%) DNS
5 12 (23.08%) Junos
5 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 11 (21.15%) tcpdump
7 8 (15.38%) BGP
7 8 (15.38%) WAN
8 7 (13.46%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) LAN
10 5 (9.62%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.69%) OSPF
11 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.77%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 3 (5.77%) IPsec
12 3 (5.77%) PuTTY
12 3 (5.77%) SSH
12 3 (5.77%) Telnet
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Military
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Network Support
2 12 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Support
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) OCX
2 2 (3.85%) RSS
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) BBC
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Migration
1 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
2 6 (11.54%) High Availability
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.69%) SIEM
4 3 (5.77%) Change Control
4 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design
4 3 (5.77%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
7 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.85%) HND
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.85%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.85%) SSCP
8 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.92%) CCSA
8 1 (1.92%) CCSE
8 1 (1.92%) CISA
8 1 (1.92%) CISM
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
3 21 (40.38%) Juniper
4 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) F5
6 4 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.69%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.92%) Aruba
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) BT
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.92%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) TippingPoint