The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 50 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.59% 4.72% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.56% 31.58% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 13
Median daily rate £375 £328 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £377 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.44%
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
149 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.61% 14.96% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 55 62
Median daily rate £369 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.35% -65.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +19 25 £338 +3.84% 5
Salisbury - 11 £375 -
Chippenham -4 4 £250 -28.57%
Corsham -9 2 - -
Malmesbury - 2 - - 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 60 (69.77%) Cisco
2 39 (45.35%) WAN
3 38 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
5 34 (39.53%) CCNP
6 33 (38.37%) SC Cleared
7 25 (29.07%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (29.07%) LAN
8 23 (26.74%) Windows
9 21 (24.42%) VMware
9 21 (24.42%) CheckPoint
10 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 18 (20.93%) VPN
12 17 (19.77%) Juniper
13 16 (18.60%) BGP
14 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.44%) ITIL
15 14 (16.28%) Linux
16 13 (15.12%) OSPF
16 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
16 13 (15.12%) Migration
17 12 (13.95%) Wireless
17 12 (13.95%) MPLS
17 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
17 12 (13.95%) SIEM
17 12 (13.95%) Network Security
18 11 (12.79%) JNCIS
18 11 (12.79%) Fortinet
18 11 (12.79%) VoIP
18 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Office 365
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.35%) WAN
2 25 (29.07%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (29.07%) LAN
3 18 (20.93%) VPN
4 16 (18.60%) BGP
5 13 (15.12%) OSPF
6 12 (13.95%) MPLS
6 12 (13.95%) Network Security
6 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
6 12 (13.95%) Wireless
7 11 (12.79%) IPsec
7 11 (12.79%) VoIP
8 7 (8.14%) Internet
9 6 (6.98%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.65%) DNS
10 4 (4.65%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.65%) VLAN
11 3 (3.49%) PuTTY
11 3 (3.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Billing
3 3 (3.49%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Designer
3 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Field Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Network Designer
5 11 (12.79%) Network Field Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Consultant
8 7 (8.14%) Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Security Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Server Support
9 6 (6.98%) Server Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Security Manager
10 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) OCX
2 2 (2.33%) J2EE
2 2 (2.33%) RSS
3 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) BBC
5 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.16%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.16%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Migration
3 12 (13.95%) SIEM
4 6 (6.98%) High Availability
4 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.81%) Information Security
5 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.65%) Change Control
6 4 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.49%) Line Management
7 3 (3.49%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.49%) Network Management
7 3 (3.49%) OWASP
7 3 (3.49%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
3 34 (39.53%) CCNP
4 33 (38.37%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) JNCIS
6 10 (11.63%) Degree
7 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) CCNA
9 4 (4.65%) SANS
10 3 (3.49%) CCIE
10 3 (3.49%) CISSP
10 3 (3.49%) CREST Certified
10 3 (3.49%) GWAPT
10 3 (3.49%) HND
10 3 (3.49%) OSCE
10 3 (3.49%) OSCP
11 2 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.33%) SSCP
12 1 (1.16%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Firmware
4 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
1 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (69.77%) Cisco
2 21 (24.42%) CheckPoint
2 21 (24.42%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Juniper
4 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.79%) Fortinet
6 10 (11.63%) F5
7 9 (10.47%) BT
8 7 (8.14%) Intel Security
9 5 (5.81%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.33%) Dell
11 2 (2.33%) Intel
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle
11 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.33%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.16%) Citrix
12 1 (1.16%) NetApp
12 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
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