Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 25 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.56% 4.03% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.07% 18.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £425 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.94% -15.21% +29.35%
10th Percentile £111 £273 £484
90th Percentile £367 £488 £522
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year -1.89% -53.91% +15.00%

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 54 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.95% 21.81% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 24
Portsmouth median daily rate £336 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.88% +18.88% +7.52%
10th Percentile £111 £191 £244
90th Percentile £421 £539 £595
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% -0.65% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.92% +47.17%
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -46.67% +15.38%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) DMZ
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Information Security
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
6 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (38.46%) Server Hardening
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
6 5 (38.46%) UAG
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) DMZ
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) IT Architect
2 5 (38.46%) IT Security Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (38.46%) Server Hardening
1 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) UAG
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Meraki
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam