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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.18% 9.21% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.16% 47.69% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 8
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£363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £520 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -7.69%
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
138 130 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.83% 19.32% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -14 20 £425 -5.55% 6
Corsham -7 5 £325 -4.41% 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 46 (67.65%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Juniper
3 24 (35.29%) LAN
4 23 (33.82%) CheckPoint
5 21 (30.88%) WAN
5 21 (30.88%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (27.94%) Network Security
6 19 (27.94%) Windows
7 18 (26.47%) VLAN
8 17 (25.00%) F5
9 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.06%) VMware
11 14 (20.59%) McAfee
11 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (20.59%) ITIL
12 13 (19.12%) MPLS
12 13 (19.12%) Wireless
12 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.65%) VPN
14 11 (16.18%) CCNP
14 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
14 11 (16.18%) OSPF
14 11 (16.18%) BGP
14 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
14 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
15 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (14.71%) SolarWinds

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) LAN
2 21 (30.88%) WAN
2 21 (30.88%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (27.94%) Network Security
4 18 (26.47%) VLAN
5 13 (19.12%) Wireless
5 13 (19.12%) MPLS
6 12 (17.65%) VPN
7 11 (16.18%) OSPF
7 11 (16.18%) BGP
8 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
8 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (11.76%) DNS
10 7 (10.29%) VRRP
10 7 (10.29%) DHCP
10 7 (10.29%) HSRP
10 7 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (7.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) Network Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Network Support
6 6 (8.82%) Network Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Web Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) J2EE
2 3 (4.41%) RESTful
2 3 (4.41%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.94%) AppFabric
3 2 (2.94%) WCF
3 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) XSD
4 1 (1.47%) JMS
4 1 (1.47%) WSDL
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) Java EE
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.71%) Network Design
3 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (8.82%) Information Security
6 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.41%) Content Management
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) CCNP
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 4 (5.88%) ISEB
5 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.41%) CCIE
7 2 (2.94%) Degree
7 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.94%) CISM
7 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.47%) CISSP
8 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.35%) ProxySG
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) Varnish
6 2 (2.94%) Snort
7 1 (1.47%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Ansible
2 3 (4.41%) WSUS
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Juniper
3 23 (33.82%) CheckPoint
4 17 (25.00%) F5
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.06%) VMware
7 14 (20.59%) McAfee
8 10 (14.71%) Blue Coat
8 10 (14.71%) SolarWinds
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle
10 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (8.82%) Intel
10 6 (8.82%) Sourcefire
11 5 (7.35%) Radware
11 5 (7.35%) IronPort
12 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
12 3 (4.41%) Nokia
12 3 (4.41%) HP
12 3 (4.41%) Dell
12 3 (4.41%) Websense
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