Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Cisco Firepower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Firepower over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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.

Cisco Firepower (formerly Sourcefire Firepower)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 173 155
Rank change year-on-year +61 -18 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Firepower 15 13 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.62% 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 1.71% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Median daily rate £490 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.43% -12.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £361 £301 £300
90th Percentile £538 £458 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Cisco Firepower 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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 469 761 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.49% 19.82% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 468 401
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £281 £200
90th Percentile £525 £550 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 66
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.54% -0.36% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19.80 £12.35 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.21 £46.76 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +85.51% -13.75% -

Cisco Firepower
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Cisco Firepower as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Firepower in Hampshire

Cisco Firepower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Firepower in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Firepower in Hampshire

Cisco Firepower
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Firepower in Hampshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Firepower in Hampshire

Cisco Firepower
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Firepower within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleet +17 4 £363 +16.94%
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Winchester - 2 £490 -
Cisco Firepower
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Firepower 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cisco Firepower.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) BGP
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (40.00%) F5
6 6 (40.00%) Multicast
6 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Arqiva
9 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership

Cisco Firepower
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) Multicast
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (6.67%) VLAN
9 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Build Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Tech Ops
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) F5
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Arqiva
6 1 (6.67%) VMware