Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 38 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.73% 2.60% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.59% 11.63% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 23
Basingstoke median daily rate £463 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £259 £463 £379
90th Percentile £577 £600 £579
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £35.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year -63.64% +64.37% -15.53%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 194 86 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.26% 22.34% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 38 63
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £313 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -24.70% +27.69%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £275
90th Percentile £577 £488 £559
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.91% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Basingstoke

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 20 (52.63%) Cisco
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) VPN
4 14 (36.84%) WAN
5 12 (31.58%) Juniper
5 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) VMware
7 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
7 9 (23.68%) Network Security
8 8 (21.05%) F5
8 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
8 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 8 (21.05%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) LAN
8 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Python
9 7 (18.42%) OSPF
9 7 (18.42%) BGP
9 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (18.42%) Network Management
9 7 (18.42%) System Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Release Management
9 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) VPN
2 14 (36.84%) WAN
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (23.68%) Network Security
5 8 (21.05%) LAN
5 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
6 7 (18.42%) BGP
6 7 (18.42%) OSPF
7 6 (15.79%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) LTE
7 6 (15.79%) MPLS
8 5 (13.16%) IPsec
8 5 (13.16%) MVNO
8 5 (13.16%) SCTP
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
9 4 (10.53%) VSAN
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (5.26%) Junos
10 2 (5.26%) SAN
10 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MS Access
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) IP Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Lead Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.89%) IP Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Domain Architect
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (13.16%) CESG
3 5 (13.16%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (18.42%) Network Management
1 7 (18.42%) Release Management
1 7 (18.42%) System Testing
2 6 (15.79%) High Availability
3 5 (13.16%) Boundary Protection
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
4 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Network Design
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Management
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.42%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
3 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PMO
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) Juniper
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
6 6 (15.79%) Brocade
6 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.53%) Motorola
8 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
9 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.26%) Varonis
10 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.63%) Lumension
10 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec