Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 37 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 6.73% 7.75% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.02% 25.90% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 7
Basingstoke median daily rate £450 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% - +23.33%
10th Percentile £304 £255 £456
90th Percentile £650 £577 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £378 £405
% change year-on-year +5.96% -6.79% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £13.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +91.62% -1.89% -53.91%

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 168 166 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 30.55% 29.91% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 61
Basingstoke median daily rate £450 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +15.08% -23.64%
10th Percentile £263 £135 £163
90th Percentile £588 £589 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 23
Basingstoke median hourly rate £31.48 £15.57 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.22% -37.74% +58.48%
10th Percentile £16.06 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £46.36 £26.88 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £20.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +37.09% +6.99% -50.00%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (40.54%) PKI
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) VPN
4 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (18.92%) CISSP
8 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.22%) Electronics
8 6 (16.22%) Information Security
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) RMADS
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (13.51%) VMware NSX
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (10.81%) IaaS
10 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Network Management
10 4 (10.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 4 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) DNS

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) VPN
2 9 (24.32%) LAN
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (13.51%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 4 (10.81%) IPsec
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.11%) BGP
6 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (8.11%) OSPF
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 3 (8.11%) VSAN
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
7 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Assurance Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SAML
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) PKI
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) CESG
4 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Information Security
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) CRAMM
3 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
3 4 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.81%) Network Management
3 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Security Management
3 4 (10.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Operations Research
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) CISSP
5 5 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.11%) CCNP
7 3 (8.11%) CEH
7 3 (8.11%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (8.11%) CHFI
7 3 (8.11%) CISM
7 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 3 (8.11%) ECSA
7 3 (8.11%) IISP
7 3 (8.11%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (5.41%) CCIE
9 1 (2.70%) CCDP
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) RMADS
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.51%) VMware NSX
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) vRealize
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint
5 2 (5.41%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec