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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 8 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 16.13% 5.17% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 1
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£400 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -1.70%
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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
70 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 37.63% 31.03% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 9
Average daily rate £388 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (55.00%) Linux
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) IPv4
4 14 (35.00%) IPv6
4 14 (35.00%) vSphere
5 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) VMware ESX
5 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (25.00%) Wireless
6 10 (25.00%) Database Security
7 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.00%) SNMP
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) Information Security
8 8 (20.00%) SIEM
8 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (17.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (17.50%) Internet
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) Perl
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) IPv4
2 14 (35.00%) IPv6
3 10 (25.00%) Wireless
4 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.00%) SNMP
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 3 (7.50%) HTTP
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 7 (17.50%) Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 6 (15.00%) Network Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) PKI
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Database Security
2 8 (20.00%) SIEM
2 8 (20.00%) Information Security
3 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (17.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 6 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (15.00%) Dependency Management
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Security Management
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) vSphere
2 13 (32.50%) VMware ESX
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.00%) ComArch
5 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas