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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 29 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.53% 4.26% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.04% 18.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Median daily rate £333 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £363 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.20%

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
47 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.31% 22.87% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 64 32
Median daily rate £345 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
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 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Sourcefire
4 6 (26.09%) Snort
4 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (26.09%) ISEB
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (26.09%) Threat Modelling
4 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
5 5 (21.74%) AppFabric
5 5 (21.74%) vSphere
5 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
5 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2

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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Network Security
2 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) QlikView
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QlikView Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) AppFabric
1 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
1 5 (21.74%) WCF
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
1 6 (26.09%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
3 4 (17.39%) CREST Certified
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) CCIE
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) JNCIE
5 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.70%) PMP
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Snort
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Sourcefire
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.70%) CA
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint