The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 38 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.89% 5.36% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.26% 28.46% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 17
Median daily rate £350 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £24.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -14.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 130 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.80% 18.84% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 89 53
Median daily rate £365 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -20.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 15 £350 -3.44%
Salisbury - 2 £365 - 1
Malmesbury +2 1 £295 - 1
Chippenham -4 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (32.50%) LAN
5 13 (32.50%) WAN
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
6 12 (30.00%) Network Security
6 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (27.50%) VMware
7 11 (27.50%) Juniper
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) Migration
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.00%) Intel Security
10 8 (20.00%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (20.00%) DNS
10 8 (20.00%) Information Security
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) F5
11 7 (17.50%) SIEM
11 7 (17.50%) vSphere
11 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
11 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
11 7 (17.50%) Wireless
11 7 (17.50%) Banking
11 7 (17.50%) VPN
11 7 (17.50%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) LAN
1 13 (32.50%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) Network Security
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
4 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) Wireless
5 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) SSL
7 3 (7.50%) Internet
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.00%) SAN
8 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.50%) DWDM
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) SMTP
9 1 (2.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) QlikView Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) AppFabric
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) Laravel
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security
4 7 (17.50%) SIEM
5 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.00%) Data Encryption
7 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.50%) CCNP
5 6 (15.00%) ISEB
6 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 4 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (10.00%) CISM
7 4 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 4 (10.00%) SANS
8 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.00%) PMP
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.50%) SLA
4 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Snort
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) F5
3 8 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (10.00%) Aruba
7 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.00%) CA
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) BT
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint