Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 38 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.15% 6.05% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.75% 20.90% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 3
Basingstoke median daily rate £450 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +21.21%
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -58.04% +104.29%

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 160 201 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 34.33% 28.96% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 103 36
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -16.67%
10th Percentile £161 £242 £206
90th Percentile £525 £488 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 16
Basingstoke median hourly rate £22.75 £17.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.48% -29.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.13 £14.06
90th Percentile £26.88 £28.50 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £19.13 £32.75
% change year-on-year +35.91% -41.59% +0.77%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018, 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 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco
3 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
5 15 (39.47%) OSPF
6 14 (36.84%) VPN
7 13 (34.21%) LAN
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
8 11 (28.95%) PKI
9 9 (23.68%) Network Design
9 9 (23.68%) Juniper
9 9 (23.68%) WAN
10 8 (21.05%) VoIP
10 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
10 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
10 8 (21.05%) IPsec
10 8 (21.05%) FortiGate
11 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
11 7 (18.42%) Information Security
11 7 (18.42%) MPLS
11 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
12 6 (15.79%) Change Management
12 6 (15.79%) VMware
12 6 (15.79%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) VLAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (39.47%) OSPF
3 14 (36.84%) VPN
4 13 (34.21%) BGP
4 13 (34.21%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
6 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
6 8 (21.05%) IPsec
6 8 (21.05%) VoIP
7 7 (18.42%) MPLS
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (5.26%) DNS
9 2 (5.26%) SMS
9 2 (5.26%) SSH
10 1 (2.63%) DHCP
10 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) JMeter
1 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) SilkTest
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) PKI
2 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Debian
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Network Design
2 7 (18.42%) Information Security
2 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Biometrics
5 4 (10.53%) CRAMM
5 4 (10.53%) Data Security
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Network Management
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) System Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) V-Model
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.89%) C
2 3 (7.89%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.79%) JNCIS
6 5 (13.16%) CCDP
6 5 (13.16%) CCNP
7 4 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (10.53%) CISM
7 4 (10.53%) CISSP
8 1 (2.63%) CCIE
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CLAS
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) RMADS
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.89%) Snort
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) Perfmon
3 3 (7.89%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) OpenVAS
4 2 (5.26%) systemd
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft