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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 11.11% 4.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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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
34 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 37.78% 10.42% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Database Security
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) CCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CCSP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) RMADS
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCSP
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CCSA
1 3 (25.00%) CCSE
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) McAfee
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix