Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.58% 4.33% 9.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 22.41% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -25.00% -12.62%
10th Percentile £281 £111 £328
90th Percentile £481 £420 £925
Hampshire median daily rate £417 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.65% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £36.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +73.08% -63.89% +74.55%

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 96 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.32% 19.33% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 31
Portsmouth median daily rate £338 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £264 £111 £313
90th Percentile £475 £452 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 31
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -4.44% -3.05%
10th Percentile £37.10 £41.65 £27.00
90th Percentile £72.54 £54.21 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -21.57% -15.00%

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 October 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 October 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 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) SIEM
4 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (41.67%) Symantec
5 9 (37.50%) Becrypt
5 9 (37.50%) LogRhythm
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) Juniper
7 7 (29.17%) CISSP
7 7 (29.17%) CISM
7 7 (29.17%) CISMP
8 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (25.00%) Change Management
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.83%) Unix
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 5 (20.83%) ISMS
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
10 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Broadband
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) ISDN
4 3 (12.50%) Junos
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) FWSM
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) TACACS
5 2 (8.33%) WPA2
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Information Manager
1 11 (45.83%) Information Security Manager
1 11 (45.83%) Security Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support
3 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Information Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) SIEM
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
4 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) ISMS
6 4 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
8 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) CISM
2 7 (29.17%) CISMP
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Symantec
2 9 (37.50%) Becrypt
2 9 (37.50%) LogRhythm
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) VMware