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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 40 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.40% 3.62% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 29.51% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 18
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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
136 61 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.35% 12.27% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 34 70
Average daily rate £400 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +74.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +9 18 £404 +29.09% 5
Salisbury -10 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Chippenham - - - - 7
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (52.17%) Cisco
2 43 (46.74%) Windows
3 35 (38.04%) Juniper
4 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
5 30 (32.61%) Linux
6 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 27 (29.35%) DHCP
7 27 (29.35%) DNS
7 27 (29.35%) DV Cleared
8 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
9 24 (26.09%) F5
9 24 (26.09%) Network Security
10 23 (25.00%) HP
11 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
11 22 (23.91%) ITIL
12 21 (22.83%) VMware
13 20 (21.74%) Finance
13 20 (21.74%) McAfee
14 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
15 16 (17.39%) UNIX
15 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (16.30%) Symantec
16 15 (16.30%) SLA
16 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (16.30%) Blue Coat
16 15 (16.30%) vSphere
17 14 (15.22%) HP SIM
17 14 (15.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 14 (15.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 14 (15.22%) NetBackup

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.09%) Lync
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) DHCP
1 27 (29.35%) DNS
2 24 (26.09%) Network Security
3 14 (15.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (14.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.70%) VPN
7 7 (7.61%) Internet
7 7 (7.61%) LAN
8 6 (6.52%) ATM
8 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
8 6 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.43%) OSPF
9 5 (5.43%) BGP
10 4 (4.35%) WAN
10 4 (4.35%) NetScreen
10 4 (4.35%) Multicast
10 4 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.17%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (16.30%) Administrator
2 14 (15.22%) Network Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Storage Administrator
3 13 (14.13%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 12 (13.04%) Architect
5 11 (11.96%) Consultant
6 10 (10.87%) Security Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Designer
7 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Security Architect
9 7 (7.61%) Security Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) IT Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
11 5 (5.43%) Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Security Designer
12 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
13 3 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Statistics
3 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) PDA
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Linux
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (17.39%) UNIX
4 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) MVS
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Capacity Management
3 12 (13.04%) Change Control
4 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.52%) Change Management
6 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.43%) Network Design
6 5 (5.43%) Line Management
7 4 (4.35%) Network Management
7 4 (4.35%) DoDAF
7 4 (4.35%) MODAF
7 4 (4.35%) SysML
7 4 (4.35%) ArchiMate
7 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Information Security
7 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.35%) UML
7 4 (4.35%) SSADM
8 2 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) Perl
1 3 (3.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.35%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.04%) CCNP
3 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) CISSP
6 6 (6.52%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) CCSE
8 2 (2.17%) CISA
8 2 (2.17%) CISM
9 1 (1.09%) CCSA
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.09%) RHCE
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
2 13 (14.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.26%) QA
4 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) vSphere
3 10 (10.87%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) Nmap
6 1 (1.09%) vCloud
6 1 (1.09%) UAG
6 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) Snort
6 1 (1.09%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) NetBackup
1 14 (15.22%) HP SIM
1 14 (15.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.35%) HP NNM
2 4 (4.35%) OpenView
2 4 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.26%) Nessus
4 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 2 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) MOM
5 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) Cisco
2 35 (38.04%) Juniper
3 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.09%) F5
5 23 (25.00%) HP
6 21 (22.83%) VMware
7 20 (21.74%) McAfee
8 15 (16.30%) Symantec
8 15 (16.30%) Blue Coat
9 13 (14.13%) 3PAR
10 11 (11.96%) BT
11 8 (8.70%) IronPort
12 7 (7.61%) Infoblox
13 4 (4.35%) ProCurve
13 4 (4.35%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.35%) Brocade
13 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.17%) Citrix
14 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
15 1 (1.09%) Avaya