Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 September 2019 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +30 -57
Contract jobs citing Firewall 90 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.77% 4.13% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.82% 27.91% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £319 £165 £283
90th Percentile £619 £530 £420
South West median daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.75 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.04% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% +31.62% +36.00%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 292 215 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.49% 14.80% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 103
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £214 £235 £242
90th Percentile £604 £650 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +9.15% -8.89%
10th Percentile £20.93 £17.50 £12.94
90th Percentile £51.20 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +7.59% +19.70%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 29 £425 +11.84% 12
Salisbury +5 14 £450 -13.25% 3
Corsham -23 12 £525 +14.13% 1
Malmesbury - 2 £461 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 48 (53.33%) Cisco
2 33 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 32 (35.56%) Linux
4 28 (31.11%) Windows
4 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 24 (26.67%) VPN
6 24 (26.67%) WAN
7 23 (25.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.89%) CCNA
12 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
12 16 (17.78%) Time Management
12 16 (17.78%) Unified Communications
12 16 (17.78%) Windows Server
13 15 (16.67%) SIEM
13 15 (16.67%) DevOps
13 15 (16.67%) Network Security
13 15 (16.67%) CCNP
13 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 15 (16.67%) ITIL
14 14 (15.56%) SCCM
15 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (14.44%) F5
16 12 (13.33%) BGP
16 12 (13.33%) OSPF

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) nginx
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Azure
2 10 (11.11%) AWS
3 6 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.56%) Apigee
5 4 (4.44%) Office 365
6 3 (3.33%) GCP
6 3 (3.33%) IaaS
6 3 (3.33%) PaaS
6 3 (3.33%) SaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
2 24 (26.67%) VPN
2 24 (26.67%) WAN
3 23 (25.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (17.78%) Unified Communications
7 15 (16.67%) Network Security
8 12 (13.33%) BGP
8 12 (13.33%) OSPF
9 11 (12.22%) LAN
10 10 (11.11%) Wireshark
11 8 (8.89%) VLAN
11 8 (8.89%) Wireless
12 7 (7.78%) WLAN
13 6 (6.67%) HSRP
13 6 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
14 5 (5.56%) Junos
14 5 (5.56%) MPLS
14 5 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.33%) Publishing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Designer
7 5 (5.56%) Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Network Designer
7 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.22%) Spine.js
5 1 (1.11%) LDAP
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) CESG
6 1 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 28 (31.11%) Windows
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.67%) Unix
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.33%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) Debian
9 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Time Management
2 15 (16.67%) DevOps
2 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) SIEM
3 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.22%) Data Protection
4 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (12.22%) Project Delivery
4 11 (12.22%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 10 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (8.89%) Kanban
7 8 (8.89%) Microservices
8 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.78%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) C
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 17 (18.89%) CCNA
6 15 (16.67%) CCNP
7 10 (11.11%) SANS
8 9 (10.00%) CEH
9 8 (8.89%) CCIE
9 8 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (8.89%) CREST Certified
10 7 (7.78%) CCDP
11 3 (3.33%) RHCE
12 2 (2.22%) CCIE Security
12 2 (2.22%) CISSP
13 1 (1.11%) CCSA
13 1 (1.11%) CCSE
13 1 (1.11%) CISM
13 1 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (1.11%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) Docker
3 5 (5.56%) LXC
4 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.22%) Snort
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) SCCM
2 12 (13.33%) Ansible
3 11 (12.22%) SCOM
4 9 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.78%) Puppet
5 7 (7.78%) Terraform
6 6 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (5.56%) WSUS
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.33%) yum
9 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.11%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (1.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Cisco
2 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.44%) F5
4 12 (13.33%) McAfee
5 10 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 10 (11.11%) VMware
6 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 5 (5.56%) Dynatrace
8 4 (4.44%) Juniper
9 3 (3.33%) Aruba
9 3 (3.33%) Google
9 3 (3.33%) Okta
10 2 (2.22%) Brocade
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.22%) Sophos
10 2 (2.22%) Veeam