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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 9 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 85 66 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.81% 9.27% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.45% 42.86% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -1.70%
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
183 154 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.28% 21.63% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 39
Average daily rate £425 £413 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £256 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +6 47 £438 -2.77% 9
Malmesbury -1 5 - -
Chippenham -3 1 - - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 73 (63.48%) Cisco
2 45 (39.13%) Juniper
3 39 (33.91%) Network Security
4 37 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (27.83%) LAN
6 30 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (25.22%) McAfee
8 28 (24.35%) CheckPoint
8 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
8 28 (24.35%) CCNP
9 27 (23.48%) F5
10 26 (22.61%) Blue Coat
11 25 (21.74%) Windows
12 24 (20.87%) VPN
13 23 (20.00%) WAN
13 23 (20.00%) Wireless
13 23 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
13 23 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
15 21 (18.26%) Intel
16 20 (17.39%) MPLS
16 20 (17.39%) Network Design
16 20 (17.39%) VLAN
17 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
17 19 (16.52%) IronPort
18 18 (15.65%) OSPF
18 18 (15.65%) BGP
18 18 (15.65%) ITIL
19 17 (14.78%) CISSP
20 16 (13.91%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.61%) Apache
5 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.91%) Network Security
2 32 (27.83%) LAN
3 30 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (20.87%) VPN
5 23 (20.00%) WAN
5 23 (20.00%) Wireless
6 20 (17.39%) VLAN
6 20 (17.39%) MPLS
7 18 (15.65%) OSPF
7 18 (15.65%) BGP
8 16 (13.91%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (13.91%) DNS
9 14 (12.17%) DHCP
9 14 (12.17%) Ethernet
9 14 (12.17%) Junos
10 13 (11.30%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (9.57%) HSRP
11 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.70%) VRRP
12 10 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
3 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.39%) Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) Architect
3 15 (13.04%) Administrator
4 9 (7.83%) Security Architect
5 8 (6.96%) Network Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Network Support
7 6 (5.22%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.35%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Security Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Network Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.35%) Designer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) Web Services
1 5 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.61%) J2EE
3 2 (1.74%) WCF
3 2 (1.74%) RESTful
3 2 (1.74%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.74%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.87%) REST
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.87%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) .NET
4 1 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) XSD
4 1 (0.87%) JMS
4 1 (0.87%) WSDL
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) Java EE
4 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) iPhone
3 5 (4.35%) iPad
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.74%) Derivative
5 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.22%) Linux
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.74%) UNIX
7 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (17.39%) Network Design
3 18 (15.65%) ITIL
4 13 (11.30%) Information Security
5 11 (9.57%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.70%) Migration
6 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.96%) CRM
8 7 (6.09%) Change Management
9 6 (5.22%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (4.35%) Time Management
10 5 (4.35%) SIEM
10 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.48%) Project Management
11 4 (3.48%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.48%) Network Planning
11 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) Java
2 4 (3.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (24.35%) CCNP
3 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (14.78%) CISSP
5 16 (13.91%) CCIE
5 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (9.57%) Degree
7 10 (8.70%) CCNA
8 8 (6.96%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.48%) JNCIE
9 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
9 4 (3.48%) ISEB
9 4 (3.48%) CISM
10 3 (2.61%) CCDP
11 2 (1.74%) CCSE
11 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.74%) CISA
11 2 (1.74%) GWAPT
11 2 (1.74%) OSCP
11 2 (1.74%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.87%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.87%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.35%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
6 2 (1.74%) Snort
6 2 (1.74%) Varnish
7 1 (0.87%) NFS
7 1 (0.87%) Xen
7 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) WSUS
3 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (63.48%) Cisco
2 45 (39.13%) Juniper
3 29 (25.22%) McAfee
4 28 (24.35%) CheckPoint
4 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (23.48%) F5
6 26 (22.61%) Blue Coat
7 21 (18.26%) Intel
8 19 (16.52%) IronPort
9 15 (13.04%) Sourcefire
10 14 (12.17%) VMware
11 9 (7.83%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.22%) Oracle
13 5 (4.35%) Nokia
13 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.35%) Apple
13 5 (4.35%) Radware
14 4 (3.48%) Remedy
15 3 (2.61%) Websense
15 3 (2.61%) Brocade
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