The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.53% 8.21% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 38.98% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £469 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.92% -8.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £241 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £365 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.75% -25.00%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 59 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 28.63% 21.07% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Median daily rate £269 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Basingstoke

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Basingstoke

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Basingstoke

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) CCNP
5 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 5 (26.32%) CCDP
6 5 (26.32%) Juniper
6 5 (26.32%) Brocade
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) JNCIS
6 5 (26.32%) SIEM
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (10.53%) Information Security
9 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
9 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
9 2 (10.53%) Change Management
9 2 (10.53%) MPLS
10 1 (5.26%) Remedy
10 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) BGP
3 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
8 1 (5.26%) FTP
8 1 (5.26%) LAN
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Migration Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) SIEM
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CCDP
4 5 (26.32%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Brocade
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.26%) NetScout
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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