Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 19 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 29 17
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.00% 5.60% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 30.89% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 33
Swindon median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £312 £306
90th Percentile £436 £925 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 82 123 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.73% 18.11% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 78 86
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £265 £308 £269
90th Percentile £500 £500 £544
Wiltshire median daily rate £423 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +12.67% +4.17% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Swindon median hourly rate £23.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £14.35 - £15.00
90th Percentile £37.53 - £41.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Swindon

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Swindon

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Swindon

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Nagios
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Proactive Management
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) People Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) TACACS
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) H.323
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (7.14%) Telepresence
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Proactive Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) IronPort
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Trustwave
5 1 (7.14%) VMware