Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 18 July 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 34 14
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.15% 4.01% 8.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.07% 22.81% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 11
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £388 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -56.94% -
10th Percentile £309 £288 £413
90th Percentile £488 £405 £925
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.79% +12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £36.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +32.35% -52.45% +70.24%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 61 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 17.04% 17.59% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 21
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £210 £254 £285
90th Percentile £488 £488 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £406 £375
% change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 30
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £46.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -7.36% +15.60%
10th Percentile £36.90 £29.35 £31.05
90th Percentile £47.61 £54.68 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.50% -46.67% +7.14%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Portsmouth

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Portsmouth

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Portsmouth

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) SIEM
3 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 10 (45.45%) Symantec
4 9 (40.91%) CISM
4 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
4 9 (40.91%) CISMP
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Becrypt
4 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm
5 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (27.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) Conceptual Models
7 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
7 5 (22.73%) ISMS
7 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
10 2 (9.09%) DMZ
10 2 (9.09%) Nessus

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DMZ
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Information Manager
1 13 (59.09%) Information Security Manager
1 13 (59.09%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Information Services Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Service Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Kali Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Slackware
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) SIEM
3 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 6 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (22.73%) Conceptual Models
6 5 (22.73%) ISMS
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
8 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
8 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) CISM
2 9 (40.91%) CISMP
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) UAG
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Symantec
2 9 (40.91%) Becrypt
2 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat