The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 66 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.40% 2.82% 5.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.00% 20.00% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 23
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£450 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £388 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.37% -1.11%
Firewall
South West

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
150 80 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.37% 14.11% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 68
Average daily rate £406 £383 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +13 32 £450 +28.57% 2
Chippenham +6 1 - - 3
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 49 (57.65%) Cisco
2 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Juniper
3 27 (31.76%) Network Security
4 24 (28.24%) Linux
5 23 (27.06%) Security Cleared
5 23 (27.06%) F5
6 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
7 21 (24.71%) DHCP
7 21 (24.71%) DNS
7 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
8 20 (23.53%) McAfee
9 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
10 18 (21.18%) HP
10 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 17 (20.00%) ITIL
12 15 (17.65%) VMware
12 15 (17.65%) Blue Coat
13 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
13 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
13 13 (15.29%) UNIX
14 12 (14.12%) Change Control
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (12.94%) BT
15 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.76%) Symantec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.18%) Lync
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.71%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) Network Security
2 21 (24.71%) DHCP
2 21 (24.71%) DNS
3 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.24%) VPN
5 7 (8.24%) LAN
5 7 (8.24%) Internet
6 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.88%) ATM
7 5 (5.88%) OSPF
8 4 (4.71%) BGP
8 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) NetScreen
8 4 (4.71%) Multicast
9 2 (2.35%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
2 18 (21.18%) Finance
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Architect
2 11 (12.94%) Consultant
2 11 (12.94%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.76%) Administrator
3 10 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Designer
4 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.41%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (9.41%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) IT Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Statistics
2 1 (1.18%) iPhone
2 1 (1.18%) iPad
2 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.18%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Linux
3 13 (15.29%) UNIX
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) MVS
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Change Control
3 8 (9.41%) Capacity Management
4 6 (7.06%) Change Management
4 6 (7.06%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.88%) Network Design
6 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.71%) DoDAF
6 4 (4.71%) MODAF
6 4 (4.71%) SysML
6 4 (4.71%) Network Management
6 4 (4.71%) ArchiMate
6 4 (4.71%) Information Security
6 4 (4.71%) UML
6 4 (4.71%) SSADM
7 2 (2.35%) Data Security
7 2 (2.35%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) Perl
2 2 (2.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) CCNP
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.06%) CCNA
5 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.71%) CISSP
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.76%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) ProxySG
2 9 (10.59%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) Nmap
5 1 (1.18%) Squid
5 1 (1.18%) Snort
5 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) UAG
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) NetBackup
1 9 (10.59%) HP SIM
1 9 (10.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.71%) HP NNM
2 4 (4.71%) OpenView
2 4 (4.71%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) Nessus
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) MOM
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (57.65%) Cisco
2 35 (41.18%) Juniper
3 23 (27.06%) F5
4 20 (23.53%) McAfee
5 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 18 (21.18%) HP
7 15 (17.65%) VMware
7 15 (17.65%) Blue Coat
8 11 (12.94%) BT
9 10 (11.76%) Symantec
10 8 (9.41%) IronPort
10 8 (9.41%) 3PAR
11 7 (8.24%) Infoblox
12 5 (5.88%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.71%) Brocade
13 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.71%) ProCurve
14 2 (2.35%) Websense
14 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
14 2 (2.35%) Citrix
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