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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.77% 4.46% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 33.33% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 13
Median daily rate £333 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
105 96 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.56% 13.39% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 83
Median daily rate £450 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +1 14 £315 -10.00% 2
Chippenham -4 3 £140 -44.00%
Corsham -12 2 £500 +48.14%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 38 (54.29%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
3 26 (37.14%) Windows
4 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.29%) Juniper
5 23 (32.86%) VPN
6 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
7 19 (27.14%) Network Security
7 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (25.71%) DNS
8 18 (25.71%) DHCP
9 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
10 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 15 (21.43%) WAN
11 14 (20.00%) LAN
11 14 (20.00%) MS Office
11 14 (20.00%) Junos
12 13 (18.57%) tcpdump
12 13 (18.57%) Wireshark
12 13 (18.57%) MS Visio
13 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 10 (14.29%) VMware
15 9 (12.86%) Migration
16 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
16 8 (11.43%) Banking
16 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (10.00%) Intel Security

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 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Visio
3 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) VPN
2 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (27.14%) Network Security
3 18 (25.71%) DHCP
3 18 (25.71%) DNS
4 15 (21.43%) WAN
5 14 (20.00%) Junos
5 14 (20.00%) LAN
6 13 (18.57%) tcpdump
6 13 (18.57%) Wireshark
7 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.14%) VLAN
9 3 (4.29%) BGP
9 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.29%) HSRP
9 3 (4.29%) OSPF
9 3 (4.29%) RIP
10 2 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Network Support
4 13 (18.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) AppFabric
1 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.71%) WCF
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Migration
2 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.57%) Information Security
3 6 (8.57%) ITIL
4 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.14%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (5.71%) ETL
5 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.71%) Test Planning
5 4 (5.71%) Workflow
6 3 (4.29%) Network Design
6 3 (4.29%) SIEM
7 2 (2.86%) High Availability
7 2 (2.86%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
7 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.00%) CCNP
5 5 (7.14%) CCNA
5 5 (7.14%) ISEB
6 4 (5.71%) CISM
6 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.29%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (4.29%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.29%) PMP
8 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.43%) CCIE
9 1 (1.43%) CISA
9 1 (1.43%) CISSP
9 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.29%) QA
4 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.43%) COBIT
5 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Snort
3 2 (2.86%) Firmware
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
3 24 (34.29%) Juniper
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) VMware
5 7 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 4 (5.71%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.29%) F5
9 2 (2.86%) CA
9 2 (2.86%) Veeam
9 2 (2.86%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.43%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) Citrix
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Veritas