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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.27% 10.54% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 51.58% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 27
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £508 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
Firewall
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
49 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.58% 20.43% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 78
Median daily rate £400 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) CheckPoint
3 19 (39.58%) Juniper
3 19 (39.58%) VPN
4 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) DHCP
5 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (31.25%) DNS
7 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
8 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.00%) Junos
9 12 (25.00%) CCNP
9 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Wireshark
10 11 (22.92%) MS Office
10 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
10 11 (22.92%) tcpdump
11 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 7 (14.58%) BGP
13 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.58%) Migration
13 7 (14.58%) Project Planning
13 7 (14.58%) F5
14 6 (12.50%) High Availability
14 6 (12.50%) Office 365
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (12.50%) Network Security
14 6 (12.50%) WAN

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 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
1 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) VPN
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (31.25%) DNS
4 12 (25.00%) Junos
4 12 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 11 (22.92%) tcpdump
6 7 (14.58%) BGP
7 6 (12.50%) Network Security
7 6 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.33%) LAN
9 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.25%) Internet
10 3 (6.25%) IPsec
10 3 (6.25%) MPLS
10 3 (6.25%) OSPF
10 3 (6.25%) SSH
10 3 (6.25%) Telnet
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Network Support
2 12 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) OCX
2 2 (4.17%) RSS
3 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) BBC
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Migration
1 7 (14.58%) Project Planning
2 6 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.33%) SIEM
4 3 (6.25%) Change Control
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Network Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.17%) Presales
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.17%) HND
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.17%) SSCP
7 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) CISA
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) CheckPoint
3 19 (39.58%) Juniper
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) F5
6 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.08%) Aruba
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) BT
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) TippingPoint