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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.59% 5.30% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.57% 36.00% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 21
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£444 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.70% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.25 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -88.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -16.82%
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
140 75 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.47% 14.73% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 40 76
Average daily rate £438 £300 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -85.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 0 21 £438 +65.09% 10
Chippenham - - - - 4
Corsham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (54.64%) Cisco
2 46 (47.42%) Windows
3 33 (34.02%) Juniper
4 31 (31.96%) Linux
5 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
6 29 (29.90%) DNS
6 29 (29.90%) DHCP
6 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
6 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
7 27 (27.84%) F5
8 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
8 24 (24.74%) McAfee
9 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
10 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (20.62%) HP
11 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (20.62%) ITIL
11 20 (20.62%) VMware
11 20 (20.62%) Network Security
12 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (17.53%) Finance
14 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
14 16 (16.49%) VPN
14 16 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (15.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (15.46%) WAN
15 15 (15.46%) UNIX
16 14 (14.43%) LAN
16 14 (14.43%) CCNP
16 14 (14.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Lync
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.12%) MS Office
4 3 (3.09%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.90%) DNS
1 29 (29.90%) DHCP
2 20 (20.62%) Network Security
3 16 (16.49%) VPN
3 16 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (15.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (15.46%) WAN
5 14 (14.43%) LAN
5 14 (14.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.34%) Internet
8 8 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (7.22%) VoIP
9 7 (7.22%) Wireless
9 7 (7.22%) MPLS
10 6 (6.19%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.19%) VLAN
10 6 (6.19%) Wireshark
11 5 (5.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.03%) OLTP
1 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.40%) Architect
3 12 (12.37%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.37%) Administrator
3 12 (12.37%) Designer
3 12 (12.37%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.37%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (10.31%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) Security Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) IT Security Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Security Designer
8 6 (6.19%) IT Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) SOAP
2 1 (1.03%) XSD
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
2 1 (1.03%) WSDL
2 1 (1.03%) REST
2 1 (1.03%) Java EE
2 1 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.09%) Handset
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) iPhone
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) PDA
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Linux
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.46%) UNIX
6 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.09%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.03%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 12 (12.37%) Capacity Management
3 10 (10.31%) Change Control
4 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.19%) Change Management
5 5 (5.15%) UML
5 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
5 5 (5.15%) Network Design
6 4 (4.12%) DoDAF
6 4 (4.12%) MODAF
6 4 (4.12%) SysML
6 4 (4.12%) ArchiMate
6 4 (4.12%) Network Management
6 4 (4.12%) Information Security
6 4 (4.12%) SSADM
7 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.09%) Migration
7 3 (3.09%) Project Management
7 3 (3.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) C
2 1 (1.03%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) Perl
2 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
3 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (14.43%) CCNP
5 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.34%) CCNA
7 8 (8.25%) CISSP
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.15%) MCSE
10 4 (4.12%) CCSE
10 4 (4.12%) Degree
11 2 (2.06%) CISA
11 2 (2.06%) CISM
11 2 (2.06%) CCSA
12 1 (1.03%) CCIE
12 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 8 (8.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) vSphere
3 7 (7.22%) ProxySG
4 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.12%) Snort
6 2 (2.06%) Nmap
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.03%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.03%) UAG
7 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) NetBackup
1 12 (12.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 12 (12.37%) HP SIM
2 3 (3.09%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.09%) OpenView
2 3 (3.09%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.09%) Nessus
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Cisco
2 33 (34.02%) Juniper
3 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 27 (27.84%) F5
5 24 (24.74%) McAfee
6 20 (20.62%) HP
6 20 (20.62%) VMware
7 13 (13.40%) Symantec
8 12 (12.37%) 3PAR
9 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
9 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
9 10 (10.31%) BT
10 7 (7.22%) Infoblox
11 6 (6.19%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.19%) Avaya
12 5 (5.15%) Polycom
12 5 (5.15%) IronPort
12 5 (5.15%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.12%) Brocade
13 4 (4.12%) ProCurve
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