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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 25 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 37 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.60% 6.40% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.83% 38.82% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 16
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£425 £280 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -92.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -17.14%
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
120 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.15% 16.47% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 69
Average daily rate £438 £327 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% -12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £115.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -87.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -10 21 £438 +62.03% 3
Trowbridge +1 4 £453 +39.23%
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 42 (59.15%) Cisco
2 31 (43.66%) Windows
3 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (32.39%) Juniper
5 22 (30.99%) DNS
5 22 (30.99%) DHCP
6 21 (29.58%) WAN
6 21 (29.58%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) VPN
7 20 (28.17%) Telecoms
7 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
8 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (23.94%) LAN
9 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
9 15 (21.13%) McAfee
9 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) VMware
10 14 (19.72%) CCNA
11 13 (18.31%) ITIL
11 13 (18.31%) Finance
12 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
12 12 (16.90%) MPLS
12 12 (16.90%) VoIP
12 12 (16.90%) CCNP
12 12 (16.90%) HP
12 12 (16.90%) Network Security
13 11 (15.49%) IP Telephony

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) DNS
1 22 (30.99%) DHCP
2 21 (29.58%) WAN
2 21 (29.58%) VPN
3 17 (23.94%) LAN
4 12 (16.90%) MPLS
4 12 (16.90%) VoIP
4 12 (16.90%) Network Security
5 11 (15.49%) IP Telephony
5 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (14.08%) Wireless
6 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.27%) WLAN
7 8 (11.27%) Internet
8 7 (9.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (9.86%) VLAN
8 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (8.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) OLTP
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (28.17%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Designer
4 7 (9.86%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Security Designer
5 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.04%) IT Security Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) IT Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Network Support
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) WSDL
2 2 (2.82%) SOAP
2 2 (2.82%) XSD
2 2 (2.82%) JSON
2 2 (2.82%) Java EE
2 2 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.27%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.23%) Handset
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.27%) UNIX
6 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.41%) Android
10 1 (1.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.63%) Project Management
4 4 (5.63%) SIEM
5 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.23%) Network Management
5 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.23%) UML
5 3 (4.23%) Data Security
5 3 (4.23%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Information Security
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) B2B
6 2 (2.82%) B2C
6 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.82%) SOA
6 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.82%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
4 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (19.72%) CCNA
5 12 (16.90%) CCNP
6 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (9.86%) MCSE
8 6 (8.45%) CISSP
9 4 (5.63%) CCSE
10 3 (4.23%) Degree
11 2 (2.82%) CCSA
11 2 (2.82%) CISA
11 2 (2.82%) CISM
11 2 (2.82%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.41%) HND
12 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.86%) SLA
3 3 (4.23%) QA
4 2 (2.82%) COBIT
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) vSphere
3 4 (5.63%) Snort
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.82%) Nmap
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) UAG
5 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP SIM
1 7 (9.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) Nessus
3 2 (2.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.41%) OpenView
4 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Cisco
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) Juniper
4 15 (21.13%) McAfee
5 14 (19.72%) VMware
6 12 (16.90%) HP
7 11 (15.49%) Avaya
8 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
8 10 (14.08%) F5
9 8 (11.27%) Symantec
9 8 (11.27%) Polycom
10 7 (9.86%) 3PAR
11 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
12 5 (7.04%) BT
13 3 (4.23%) Sourcefire
13 3 (4.23%) Oracle
13 3 (4.23%) Citrix
14 2 (2.82%) IBM
14 2 (2.82%) Nokia
14 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat