The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Hampshire
Rank 26 20 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +32  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 123 177 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.67% 8.12% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.57% 30.41% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 112 46
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -17.50%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 481 582 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.08% 26.70% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 371 206
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £22.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
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 Firewall within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +26 28 £405 -14.73% 1
Southampton -9 18 £425 +21.42% 3
Basingstoke -5 9 £469 +33.92% 5
Farnborough +3 6 £388 +19.23% 2
Portsmouth -5 5 £400 -3.03% 3
Fareham -8 5 £310 +55.00% 1
Winchester -7 4 £450 +4.65% 1
Fleet +7 3 £500 +42.04% 2
Havant -13 3 - - 3
Andover - 1 £538 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £275 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 154 (61.35%) Cisco
2 103 (41.04%) Security Cleared
3 87 (34.66%) SC Cleared
4 81 (32.27%) CheckPoint
5 76 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (30.28%) WAN
6 73 (29.08%) LAN
7 62 (24.70%) Windows
8 60 (23.90%) CCNP
8 60 (23.90%) VMware
9 54 (21.51%) ITIL
10 50 (19.92%) Wireless
11 49 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (19.52%) Data Centre
12 48 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (19.12%) F5
12 48 (19.12%) Active Directory
12 48 (19.12%) Juniper
13 47 (18.73%) HP
14 38 (15.14%) Network Security
15 37 (14.74%) Service Management
16 35 (13.94%) Linux
16 35 (13.94%) Degree
17 33 (13.15%) Microsoft
17 33 (13.15%) DNS
18 31 (12.35%) TCP/IP
19 29 (11.55%) CCNA
19 29 (11.55%) Network Design
19 29 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (11.55%) SIEM

Firewall
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.37%) JBoss
2 20 (7.97%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.77%) Apache
4 16 (6.37%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.59%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.20%) IIS
10 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (3.98%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.37%) IaaS
2 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.19%) Office 365
4 7 (2.79%) SaaS
5 6 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.99%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.99%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 76 (30.28%) WAN
2 73 (29.08%) LAN
3 50 (19.92%) Wireless
4 48 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (15.14%) Network Security
6 33 (13.15%) DNS
7 31 (12.35%) TCP/IP
8 27 (10.76%) MPLS
9 25 (9.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 25 (9.96%) VoIP
10 24 (9.56%) BGP
11 21 (8.37%) VPN
12 19 (7.57%) OSPF
13 17 (6.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (6.77%) SAN
14 16 (6.37%) BIG-IP
14 16 (6.37%) Skype
15 15 (5.98%) Internet
16 14 (5.58%) SSL
17 12 (4.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.59%) MSI
2 4 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.59%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.40%) Gradle
4 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (7.17%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.77%) Finance
3 5 (1.99%) Billing
3 5 (1.99%) Military
4 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (31.87%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.55%) Architect
3 24 (9.56%) Security Engineer
4 19 (7.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 15 (5.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 14 (5.58%) Network Architect
6 14 (5.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) Security Specialist
7 13 (5.18%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.98%) Design Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.19%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (2.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 7 (2.79%) Consultant
12 7 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (2.79%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.37%) XML
2 8 (3.19%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.59%) Middleware
4 3 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.80%) CGI
5 2 (0.80%) JSF
5 2 (0.80%) REST
5 2 (0.80%) SAML
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
6 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) J2EE
6 1 (0.40%) JAXB
6 1 (0.40%) LAMP
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) Spring
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.52%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.76%) PKI
4 16 (6.37%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.98%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.59%) FlexPod
7 8 (3.19%) CMDB
8 6 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.99%) Replication
10 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.20%) Clustering
10 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) Wiki
12 1 (0.40%) BYOD
12 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.70%) Windows
2 35 (13.94%) Linux
3 29 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (9.16%) Windows 7
4 23 (9.16%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.18%) Unix
7 11 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.79%) Solaris
9 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.99%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.20%) AIX
10 3 (1.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.80%) Android
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.51%) ITIL
2 37 (14.74%) Service Management
3 29 (11.55%) Network Design
3 29 (11.55%) SIEM
4 27 (10.76%) Information Security
5 22 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (8.76%) Web Filtering
6 21 (8.37%) Email Filtering
7 20 (7.97%) Change Management
8 17 (6.77%) ITSM
9 16 (6.37%) Database Security
10 15 (5.98%) DevOps
10 15 (5.98%) Migration
10 15 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (5.58%) Data Loss Prevention
11 14 (5.58%) Network Architecture
11 14 (5.58%) Security Management
12 13 (5.18%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (5.18%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (5.18%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.96%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.37%) VBScript
3 9 (3.59%) SQL
4 7 (2.79%) Perl
5 6 (2.39%) Java
6 3 (1.20%) PHP
6 3 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (41.04%) Security Cleared
2 87 (34.66%) SC Cleared
3 76 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (23.90%) CCNP
5 35 (13.94%) Degree
6 29 (11.55%) CCNA
7 24 (9.56%) CCDP
8 21 (8.37%) CCIE
9 20 (7.97%) CCSE
10 19 (7.57%) CCSA
11 18 (7.17%) CCIP
11 18 (7.17%) JNCIA
11 18 (7.17%) JNCIE
11 18 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (6.37%) HP ASE
12 16 (6.37%) HP MASE
13 15 (5.98%) MCITP
14 13 (5.18%) MCSA
15 12 (4.78%) CISSP
16 11 (4.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.16%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.19%) PA-DSS
4 6 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.59%) QA
6 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (19.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.18%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.20%) vSphere
5 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.20%) XenServer
6 2 (0.80%) Firmware
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.59%) Puppet
3 8 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.39%) SCCM
5 5 (1.99%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (1.59%) SELinux
6 4 (1.59%) WSUS
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.40%) Ansible
8 1 (0.40%) Nessus
8 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.40%) Salt
8 1 (0.40%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (61.35%) Cisco
2 81 (32.27%) CheckPoint
3 60 (23.90%) VMware
4 48 (19.12%) F5
4 48 (19.12%) Juniper
5 47 (18.73%) HP
6 33 (13.15%) Microsoft
7 27 (10.76%) Fortinet
8 23 (9.16%) Red Hat
9 22 (8.76%) NetApp
10 21 (8.37%) Aruba
11 18 (7.17%) Riverbed
12 16 (6.37%) Splunk
13 15 (5.98%) Palo Alto
14 14 (5.58%) Citrix
14 14 (5.58%) Extreme Networks
14 14 (5.58%) Intel Security
15 11 (4.38%) Dell
16 10 (3.98%) Gemalto
17 9 (3.59%) Kaspersky
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday (pro rata)
Posted: 24 days ago