Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 27 14
Rank change year-on-year -43 -13 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 74 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.64% 5.71% 8.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.73% 30.45% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 66
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% -21.11%
10th Percentile £289 £154 £183
90th Percentile £438 £925 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +36.00% -34.64% +61.05%

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 179 243 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.02% 18.76% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 142 138
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -10.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £209
90th Percentile £598 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%
10th Percentile £14.35 £28.34 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.53 £77.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -22 14 £350 -12.50% 1
Corsham -2 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £95 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) Office 365
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) Proactive Management
7 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Network Management
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) Migration

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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) TACACS
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) H.323
5 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Proactive Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
4 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.76%) CEH
7 1 (4.76%) CLAS
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IronPort
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.76%) Trustwave