The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.09% 3.72% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.44% 26.67% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £228 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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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
87 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.25% 13.93% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 41
Average daily rate £450 £273 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £42.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (62.75%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) Juniper
3 20 (39.22%) F5
4 17 (33.33%) McAfee
5 16 (31.37%) Windows
5 16 (31.37%) Network Security
6 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (25.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
11 7 (13.73%) Linux
11 7 (13.73%) BT
11 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
11 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
11 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (11.76%) Wireshark
12 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 6 (11.76%) Change Control
12 6 (11.76%) WAN
12 6 (11.76%) CISSP
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (9.80%) CCNP
13 5 (9.80%) UNIX
13 5 (9.80%) Change Management
13 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.80%) IronPort

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Network Security
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (25.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (11.76%) Wireshark
6 6 (11.76%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.88%) SMTP
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 3 (5.88%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.88%) LAN
7 3 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) NetScreen
8 2 (3.92%) DMZ
8 2 (3.92%) OSPF
8 2 (3.92%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Security Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Designer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Security Designer
6 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Change Control
2 5 (9.80%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Network Design
3 3 (5.88%) Migration
3 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 3 (5.88%) SIEM
4 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.92%) Information Security
4 2 (3.92%) Data Security
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Test Management
5 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CISSP
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) CCSE
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) CISA
6 2 (3.92%) CISM
6 2 (3.92%) CCSA
6 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.96%) HND
7 1 (1.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.88%) Snort
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Nmap
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) Juniper
3 20 (39.22%) F5
4 17 (33.33%) McAfee
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
6 7 (13.73%) BT
6 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.80%) IronPort
8 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) Remedy
10 1 (1.96%) VMware
10 1 (1.96%) BMC
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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