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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.48% 2.13% 5.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.11% 19.44% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 18
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£450 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £382 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -24.31%
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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
93 36 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.53% 10.94% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 51
Average daily rate £400 £391 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) Juniper
3 20 (42.55%) F5
4 18 (38.30%) Network Security
4 18 (38.30%) McAfee
5 13 (27.66%) Blue Coat
5 13 (27.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (25.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
7 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (23.40%) Windows
7 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 8 (17.02%) IronPort
9 8 (17.02%) ProxySG
10 7 (14.89%) BT
11 6 (12.77%) Change Management
11 6 (12.77%) Banking
11 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
11 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (12.77%) Change Control
12 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
13 4 (8.51%) OSPF
13 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
14 3 (6.38%) Perl
14 3 (6.38%) BGP
14 3 (6.38%) CISSP
14 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Network Security
2 13 (27.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (25.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
6 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (8.51%) OSPF
8 3 (6.38%) BGP
9 2 (4.26%) NetScreen
9 2 (4.26%) Broadband
9 2 (4.26%) LAN
9 2 (4.26%) DHCP
9 2 (4.26%) HTTP
9 2 (4.26%) DNS
9 2 (4.26%) IPsec
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) FWSM
10 1 (2.13%) VLAN
10 1 (2.13%) RIP
10 1 (2.13%) Frame Relay
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Security Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Security Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Network Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) MVS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Change Management
1 6 (12.77%) Change Control
1 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (6.38%) Network Design
3 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.26%) Data Security
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.13%) Information Security
4 1 (2.13%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL
4 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) Juniper
3 20 (42.55%) F5
4 18 (38.30%) McAfee
5 13 (27.66%) Blue Coat
6 8 (17.02%) IronPort
7 7 (14.89%) BT
8 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.13%) Remedy
10 1 (2.13%) VMware
10 1 (2.13%) BMC
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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