Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Firewall
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 20 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.87% 7.31% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 34.25% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.94% -17.48% +30.79%
10th Percentile £111 £279 £505
90th Percentile £391 £450 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.91% +10.00%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £35.75 £23.88
% change year-on-year -63.64% +49.74% -7.28%

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 62 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 20.00% 21.35% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £111 £158 £313
90th Percentile £438 £473 £625
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 13
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £44.46 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +9.78% +24.62%
10th Percentile £26.00 £25.95 £24.45
90th Percentile £52.35 £49.46 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Meraki
8 3 (25.00%) Veeam
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
9 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (16.67%) BCP
9 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) DMZ
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Architect
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) BCP
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
2 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Meraki
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Foundry
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto