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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 49 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.10% 7.37% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 3
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £294 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £410
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 £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
98 96 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.21% 22.12% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 25
Average daily rate £475 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) Juniper
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (44.64%) Network Security
5 23 (41.07%) McAfee
6 21 (37.50%) CCNP
7 20 (35.71%) Blue Coat
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (33.93%) F5
9 17 (30.36%) Intel
10 15 (26.79%) LAN
10 15 (26.79%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 14 (25.00%) IronPort
11 14 (25.00%) CCIE
12 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
12 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
13 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 12 (21.43%) Sourcefire
13 12 (21.43%) Network Design
14 11 (19.64%) Wireless
14 11 (19.64%) BGP
14 11 (19.64%) CISSP
14 11 (19.64%) MPLS
14 11 (19.64%) OSPF
14 11 (19.64%) VPN
15 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 10 (17.86%) SLA
15 10 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (17.86%) Cisco ISE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Network Security
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (26.79%) LAN
4 11 (19.64%) VPN
4 11 (19.64%) MPLS
4 11 (19.64%) OSPF
4 11 (19.64%) BGP
4 11 (19.64%) Wireless
5 10 (17.86%) Junos
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (16.07%) WAN
7 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.50%) DHCP
8 7 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (10.71%) HSRP
9 6 (10.71%) RIP
9 6 (10.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Security Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.57%) AppFabric
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (21.43%) Network Design
3 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Network Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.36%) High Availability
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.57%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.57%) ETL
10 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (37.50%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) CCIE
4 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
5 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) CISSP
7 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
7 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 6 (10.71%) CCNA
9 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
10 3 (5.36%) CCDP
11 2 (3.57%) ISEB
11 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
11 2 (3.57%) CISM
11 2 (3.57%) CCSE
12 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Snort
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) Juniper
3 23 (41.07%) McAfee
4 20 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 19 (33.93%) F5
6 17 (30.36%) Intel
7 14 (25.00%) IronPort
8 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
9 12 (21.43%) Sourcefire
10 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.14%) Remedy
12 3 (5.36%) Nokia
12 3 (5.36%) Brocade
13 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
13 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
13 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 2 (3.57%) Citrix
13 2 (3.57%) VMware
13 2 (3.57%) NetIQ
13 2 (3.57%) Websense
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