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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 12 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 63 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.77% 3.29% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.72% 26.47% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 22
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£425 £325 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £358 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.36 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+43.98% -33.22%
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
151 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.03% 12.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 38 65
Average daily rate £400 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +15 29 £425 +21.42% 4
Chippenham +3 1 - - 4
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 51 (59.30%) Cisco
2 36 (41.86%) Juniper
2 36 (41.86%) Windows
3 27 (31.40%) Network Security
4 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
5 25 (29.07%) Linux
5 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
6 24 (27.91%) DHCP
6 24 (27.91%) DNS
6 24 (27.91%) F5
7 23 (26.74%) DV Cleared
8 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
9 20 (23.26%) HP
9 20 (23.26%) ITIL
9 20 (23.26%) McAfee
10 18 (20.93%) Finance
10 18 (20.93%) VMware
11 16 (18.60%) Blue Coat
12 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
13 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (15.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
14 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (13.95%) Symantec
15 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (13.95%) CCNP
15 12 (13.95%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) Lync
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.65%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) Network Security
2 24 (27.91%) DHCP
2 24 (27.91%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (15.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.30%) VPN
7 7 (8.14%) Internet
7 7 (8.14%) LAN
8 6 (6.98%) ATM
8 6 (6.98%) OSPF
8 6 (6.98%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.81%) BGP
10 4 (4.65%) WAN
10 4 (4.65%) NetScreen
10 4 (4.65%) Multicast
11 3 (3.49%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.93%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Administrator
2 12 (13.95%) Architect
2 12 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Storage Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Designer
4 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (1.16%) iPhone
3 1 (1.16%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.16%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) Linux
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.95%) UNIX
5 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) MVS
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Change Control
3 10 (11.63%) Capacity Management
4 6 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (6.98%) Change Management
4 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.81%) Line Management
5 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.81%) Network Design
6 4 (4.65%) UML
6 4 (4.65%) SSADM
6 4 (4.65%) ArchiMate
6 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.65%) Network Management
6 4 (4.65%) DoDAF
6 4 (4.65%) MODAF
6 4 (4.65%) SysML
7 3 (3.49%) Information Security
8 2 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Perl
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.74%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.95%) CCNP
4 7 (8.14%) CCNA
5 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) RHCE
8 1 (1.16%) CCSE
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.95%) SLA
3 3 (3.49%) QA
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) vSphere
3 10 (11.63%) ProxySG
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) UAG
6 1 (1.16%) Snort
6 1 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (1.16%) Squid
6 1 (1.16%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) NetBackup
1 11 (12.79%) HP SIM
1 11 (12.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.65%) HP NNM
2 4 (4.65%) OpenView
2 4 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.33%) Nagios
3 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) Nessus
4 1 (1.16%) MOM
4 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Cisco
2 36 (41.86%) Juniper
3 24 (27.91%) F5
4 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.26%) HP
5 20 (23.26%) McAfee
6 18 (20.93%) VMware
7 16 (18.60%) Blue Coat
8 12 (13.95%) Symantec
9 11 (12.79%) BT
10 10 (11.63%) 3PAR
11 8 (9.30%) IronPort
12 7 (8.14%) Infoblox
13 5 (5.81%) Sourcefire
13 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint
14 4 (4.65%) Brocade
14 4 (4.65%) ProCurve
15 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
15 2 (2.33%) Websense
15 2 (2.33%) Citrix
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