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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 11 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.21% 3.64% 7.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 23.81% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 29
Median daily rate £360 £408 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.65% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £363 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £463 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
91 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.15% 15.29% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 51
Median daily rate £360 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) Juniper
2 22 (39.29%) VPN
3 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 19 (33.93%) CCNP
5 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
6 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
8 16 (28.57%) WAN
8 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 14 (25.00%) BGP
10 12 (21.43%) DHCP
10 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.64%) DNS
11 11 (19.64%) Linux
11 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
12 10 (17.86%) MPLS
12 10 (17.86%) OSPF
12 10 (17.86%) Migration
13 9 (16.07%) IPsec
13 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
13 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
13 9 (16.07%) Junos
14 8 (14.29%) tcpdump
14 8 (14.29%) LAN
14 8 (14.29%) MS Office
14 8 (14.29%) JNCIS
15 7 (12.50%) Project Planning

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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) VPN
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (28.57%) WAN
4 14 (25.00%) BGP
5 12 (21.43%) DHCP
6 11 (19.64%) DNS
7 10 (17.86%) MPLS
7 10 (17.86%) OSPF
8 9 (16.07%) IPsec
8 9 (16.07%) Junos
8 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
9 8 (14.29%) LAN
9 8 (14.29%) tcpdump
10 6 (10.71%) Network Security
11 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
12 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
13 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
13 3 (5.36%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 3 (5.36%) SSH
13 3 (5.36%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Network Support
2 9 (16.07%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Designer
3 8 (14.29%) Network Designer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Support
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) OCX
2 2 (3.57%) RSS
3 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) BBC
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.64%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.71%) High Availability
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) SIEM
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Network Design
6 2 (3.57%) Network Management
6 2 (3.57%) Presales
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) CCNP
2 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
3 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 3 (5.36%) CCIE
8 2 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.57%) HND
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.57%) SSCP
9 1 (1.79%) CCSA
9 1 (1.79%) CCSE
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) Juniper
3 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.50%) BT
5 7 (12.50%) F5
6 6 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 6 (10.71%) VMware
7 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.79%) Aruba
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.79%) Lotus
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.79%) TippingPoint
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