The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 62 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.23% 4.00% 6.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.69% 25.84% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £483 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 89 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.35% 15.48% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 63
Average daily rate £400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Firewall
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 35 £450 +5.88% 4
Chippenham - 1 - - 1
Corsham - 1 £340 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (56.96%) Cisco
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 31 (39.24%) Juniper
4 24 (30.38%) Network Security
5 21 (26.58%) F5
6 20 (25.32%) Linux
7 19 (24.05%) McAfee
8 18 (22.78%) DNS
8 18 (22.78%) DHCP
8 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
8 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
9 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
9 16 (20.25%) VMware
9 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.99%) Finance
11 14 (17.72%) Blue Coat
11 14 (17.72%) HP
11 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
12 13 (16.46%) ITIL
12 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 12 (15.19%) UNIX
13 12 (15.19%) Symantec
14 11 (13.92%) Change Control
14 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
15 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
16 9 (11.39%) Web Services
16 9 (11.39%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) Network Security
2 18 (22.78%) DHCP
2 18 (22.78%) DNS
3 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (11.39%) VPN
6 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.86%) LAN
7 7 (8.86%) Internet
8 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
9 4 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (5.06%) OSPF
9 4 (5.06%) WAN
10 3 (3.80%) ATM
10 3 (3.80%) BGP
10 3 (3.80%) NetScreen
10 3 (3.80%) Multicast
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.53%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Security Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
2 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (11.39%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Administrator
4 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Designer
6 6 (7.59%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.59%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Statistics
2 4 (5.06%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) UNIX
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Change Control
3 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (7.59%) Change Management
3 6 (7.59%) Network Design
4 5 (6.33%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.06%) Information Security
5 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Security Architecture
6 3 (3.80%) Network Management
6 3 (3.80%) DoDAF
6 3 (3.80%) MODAF
6 3 (3.80%) SysML
6 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.80%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.80%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) CCNP
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
7 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.39%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) ProxySG
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 4 (5.06%) UAG
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.53%) XenApp
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.53%) vCloud
7 1 (1.27%) Snort
7 1 (1.27%) Nmap
7 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) NetBackup
1 8 (10.13%) HP SIM
1 8 (10.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.80%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.80%) OpenView
2 3 (3.80%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 2 (2.53%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Nessus
4 1 (1.27%) MOM
4 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Cisco
2 31 (39.24%) Juniper
3 21 (26.58%) F5
4 19 (24.05%) McAfee
5 16 (20.25%) VMware
5 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.72%) HP
6 14 (17.72%) Blue Coat
7 12 (15.19%) Symantec
8 8 (10.13%) IronPort
8 8 (10.13%) BT
9 7 (8.86%) Infoblox
9 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.59%) 3PAR
11 5 (6.33%) Sourcefire
12 3 (3.80%) Brocade
12 3 (3.80%) ProCurve
13 2 (2.53%) Websense
13 2 (2.53%) Citrix
14 1 (1.27%) Veritas
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