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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.77% 2.22% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.91% 14.89% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
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£328 £365 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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
94 94 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.94% 14.87% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 42
Average daily rate £350 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.43% +52.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £40.50 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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 +4 8 £325 -24.85% 7
Corsham -4 6 £338 -6.89%
Chippenham - 4 £350 - 3
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) WAN
3 26 (40.00%) LAN
4 25 (38.46%) Juniper
5 23 (35.38%) Windows
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
7 18 (27.69%) Wireless
7 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (26.15%) VMware
8 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (26.15%) VPN
9 16 (24.62%) VLAN
10 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (23.08%) McAfee
11 14 (21.54%) MPLS
11 14 (21.54%) DNS
12 13 (20.00%) CCNA
12 13 (20.00%) DHCP
12 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
13 12 (18.46%) IP Telephony
13 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
14 11 (16.92%) Network Security
14 11 (16.92%) VoIP
15 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
15 10 (15.38%) Avaya
15 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
15 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) WAN
2 26 (40.00%) LAN
3 18 (27.69%) Wireless
4 17 (26.15%) VPN
5 16 (24.62%) VLAN
6 14 (21.54%) DNS
6 14 (21.54%) MPLS
7 13 (20.00%) DHCP
8 12 (18.46%) IP Telephony
9 11 (16.92%) Network Security
9 11 (16.92%) VoIP
10 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.31%) WLAN
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (9.23%) Internet
13 5 (7.69%) SAN
13 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
14 4 (6.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) OLTP
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Network Support
4 9 (13.85%) Network Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Administrator
6 7 (10.77%) Designer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Security Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) J2EE
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) WSDL
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) Java EE
2 3 (4.62%) JSON
2 3 (4.62%) XSD
2 3 (4.62%) REST
3 2 (3.08%) RESTful
3 2 (3.08%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.54%) AppFabric
4 1 (1.54%) JMS
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
4 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.31%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Handset
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Linux
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (10.77%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Information Security
5 4 (6.15%) SIEM
6 3 (4.62%) Build Automation
6 3 (4.62%) BPMN
6 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
6 3 (4.62%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.62%) BPEL
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.62%) B2B
6 3 (4.62%) B2C
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) UML
6 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.62%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.00%) CCNA
3 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.77%) MCSE
6 4 (6.15%) CCNP
7 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) ISEB
9 1 (1.54%) HND
9 1 (1.54%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) COBIT
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) Snort
5 2 (3.08%) Varnish
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) Xen
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) WSUS
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) Juniper
3 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
5 17 (26.15%) VMware
6 15 (23.08%) McAfee
7 10 (15.38%) F5
7 10 (15.38%) Avaya
8 8 (12.31%) Oracle
8 8 (12.31%) SolarWinds
8 8 (12.31%) Polycom
9 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.62%) IBM
10 3 (4.62%) HP
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.62%) Nokia
10 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com