Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.56% 3.26% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 16.95% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £243 £278 £391
90th Percentile £488 £420 £489
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -10.71% +8.39% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £15.13 £43.50
% change year-on-year +48.76% -65.23% +63.76%

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 40 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 15.21% 19.22% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 17
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +16.44% +15.87%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £217
90th Percentile £450 £511 £464
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £36.75 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.53% -10.10% +47.17%
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 22 April 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 22 April 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) DMZ
4 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) UAG
4 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (50.00%) Server Hardening
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 6 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) CISSP
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) CISM
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) VMware

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 6 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DMZ
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) IT Architect
2 6 (50.00%) IT Security Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Kali Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 6 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (8.33%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat