The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Winchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 7.27% 4.76% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£345 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 38.18% 23.81% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate £345 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.02 £26.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Firewall
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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 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) CCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) SNMP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) FWSM
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) F5