The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 9.27% 2.78% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.15% 13.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £393 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+61.84% -9.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.15% 20.83% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 7
Average daily rate £425 £345 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Winchester region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Winchester region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (28.57%) PKI
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Database Security
4 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) CCSP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) CCSE
5 3 (21.43%) CCSA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Validation

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) RMADS
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Database Security
1 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCSP
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) CCSA
1 3 (21.43%) CCSE
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas