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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.02% 4.77% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.35% 30.93% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 11
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£400 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
115 97 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.52% 15.42% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 57
Average daily rate £438 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £19.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £25.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 14 £438 +53.50% 6
Trowbridge 0 4 £453 +39.23% 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) WAN
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (35.09%) Juniper
4 18 (31.58%) VPN
4 18 (31.58%) DNS
5 17 (29.82%) Linux
5 17 (29.82%) LAN
6 16 (28.07%) DHCP
7 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (22.81%) McAfee
10 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 12 (21.05%) CCNA
10 12 (21.05%) VoIP
10 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (19.30%) VMware
11 11 (19.30%) IP Telephony
11 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
11 11 (19.30%) MPLS
12 10 (17.54%) Wireless
12 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.54%) Avaya
13 9 (15.79%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) WAN
2 18 (31.58%) VPN
2 18 (31.58%) DNS
3 17 (29.82%) LAN
4 16 (28.07%) DHCP
5 12 (21.05%) VoIP
6 11 (19.30%) MPLS
6 11 (19.30%) IP Telephony
6 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (17.54%) Wireless
8 9 (15.79%) Network Security
8 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.04%) WLAN
10 7 (12.28%) VLAN
11 6 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (10.53%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) OLTP
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Administrator
3 7 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Network Support
6 4 (7.02%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Security Designer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XSD
2 2 (3.51%) WSDL
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) Java EE
2 2 (3.51%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) RESTful
2 2 (3.51%) WebCenter
2 2 (3.51%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.26%) Handset
4 2 (3.51%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.02%) UNIX
9 3 (5.26%) Windows NT
9 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.51%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.02%) SIEM
6 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Information Security
7 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.51%) Content Management
7 2 (3.51%) BPEL
7 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.51%) Data Security
7 2 (3.51%) UML
7 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.51%) SOA
7 2 (3.51%) B2B
7 2 (3.51%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) CCNA
4 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) CCNP
5 7 (12.28%) MCSE
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.02%) CISSP
6 4 (7.02%) CCSE
7 3 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.51%) VCP4
8 2 (3.51%) CISA
8 2 (3.51%) CISM
8 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
9 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) QA
4 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Snort
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.51%) Varnish
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
1 5 (8.77%) HP SIM
1 5 (8.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Nessus
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) Juniper
3 13 (22.81%) McAfee
4 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 11 (19.30%) VMware
6 10 (17.54%) Avaya
7 9 (15.79%) F5
8 8 (14.04%) Polycom
9 7 (12.28%) HP
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle
10 5 (8.77%) Symantec
10 5 (8.77%) SonicWALL
10 5 (8.77%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.51%) Nokia
12 2 (3.51%) Citrix
12 2 (3.51%) IBM
12 2 (3.51%) Computacenter