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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.19% 5.65% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 34.69% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -31.03%
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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
66 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.30% 16.28% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 46
Average daily rate £438 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (29.41%) Juniper
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) Network Security
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 7 (20.59%) CCNP
6 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) F5
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (17.65%) CCNA
7 6 (17.65%) VoIP
7 6 (17.65%) McAfee
8 5 (14.71%) CISSP
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (11.76%) SIEM
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
4 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 5 (14.71%) LAN
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) SMTP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.88%) DMZ
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
9 1 (2.94%) OSPF
9 1 (2.94%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Designer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Designer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) IT Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support
7 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) MVS
6 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) SIEM
2 3 (8.82%) Data Security
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Test Management
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNP
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCSA
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.88%) CISA
7 2 (5.88%) CISM
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
8 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Snort
2 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.94%) Nmap
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Juniper
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle