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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 56 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.40% 10.58% 9.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.36% 45.45% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 35
Median daily rate £375 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
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
146 176 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.50% 23.28% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 84
Median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -6 27 £388 -15.76% 5
Chippenham +2 11 £344 - 2
Malmesbury 0 4 - -
Marlborough - 1 £488 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 71 (67.62%) Cisco
2 46 (43.81%) CheckPoint
3 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (35.24%) WAN
5 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 33 (31.43%) VPN
7 32 (30.48%) CCNP
8 31 (29.52%) LAN
8 31 (29.52%) Windows
8 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
9 26 (24.76%) Juniper
10 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 21 (20.00%) Network Security
12 20 (19.05%) Windows Server
13 18 (17.14%) DHCP
14 17 (16.19%) DNS
14 17 (16.19%) VMware
15 16 (15.24%) Migration
15 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
16 14 (13.33%) Junos
16 14 (13.33%) Wireshark
17 13 (12.38%) tcpdump
17 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
17 13 (12.38%) MS Exchange
17 13 (12.38%) MS Office
18 12 (11.43%) ITIL
18 12 (11.43%) BGP
19 11 (10.48%) VoIP
19 11 (10.48%) CCNA

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 13 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Office
1 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
2 37 (35.24%) WAN
3 33 (31.43%) VPN
4 31 (29.52%) LAN
5 21 (20.00%) Network Security
6 18 (17.14%) DHCP
7 17 (16.19%) DNS
8 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
9 14 (13.33%) Junos
9 14 (13.33%) Wireshark
10 13 (12.38%) tcpdump
11 12 (11.43%) BGP
12 11 (10.48%) VoIP
12 11 (10.48%) Wireless
13 10 (9.52%) VLAN
14 8 (7.62%) OSPF
15 6 (5.71%) HSRP
15 6 (5.71%) WLAN
16 5 (4.76%) EIGRP
16 5 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Military
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.95%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Network Support
4 13 (12.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Consultant
5 11 (10.48%) Firewall Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Field Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Network Field Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Security Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Network Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.86%) OCX
3 2 (1.90%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.90%) Informatics
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) BBC
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) Linux
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) Migration
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL
3 9 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.67%) High Availability
4 7 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 7 (6.67%) SIEM
5 6 (5.71%) Information Security
6 5 (4.76%) Change Control
7 4 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.81%) Project Management
7 4 (3.81%) Time Management
7 4 (3.81%) Workflow
8 3 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (2.86%) Line Management
8 3 (2.86%) Network Design
8 3 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) C
1 1 (0.95%) Java
1 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 32 (30.48%) CCNP
4 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.48%) CCNA
6 8 (7.62%) Degree
7 5 (4.76%) CCIE
8 2 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.90%) HND
8 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.90%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.90%) SSCP
9 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.95%) CCSA
9 1 (0.95%) CISA
9 1 (0.95%) CISM
9 1 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.95%) SANS
9 1 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Cisco
2 46 (43.81%) CheckPoint
3 26 (24.76%) Juniper
4 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.19%) VMware
6 10 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.57%) F5
8 6 (5.71%) Intel Security
9 5 (4.76%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.81%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.95%) Aruba
12 1 (0.95%) BT
12 1 (0.95%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (0.95%) Draytek
12 1 (0.95%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.95%) Splunk
12 1 (0.95%) TippingPoint
12 1 (0.95%) Veeam