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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.71% 8.47% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 42.17% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -7.69%
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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
68 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.00% 20.10% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 37
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 12 (44.44%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) McAfee
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (29.63%) F5
5 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.93%) CCNP
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
7 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) OSPF
7 6 (22.22%) BGP
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) ProxySG
8 5 (18.52%) Wireless
8 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
9 4 (14.81%) Network Design
9 4 (14.81%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Network Security
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) MPLS
4 6 (22.22%) OSPF
4 6 (22.22%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (11.11%) VRRP
7 3 (11.11%) HSRP
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.11%) RIP
7 3 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) AppFabric
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Network Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) ISEB
5 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
5 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) ProxySG
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 9 (33.33%) McAfee
4 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 8 (29.63%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
8 3 (11.11%) Intel
8 3 (11.11%) IronPort
9 2 (7.41%) VMware
9 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.41%) Nokia
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (7.41%) Websense
10 1 (3.70%) Radware
10 1 (3.70%) Toshiba
10 1 (3.70%) OpenText
10 1 (3.70%) LANDesk