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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 39 22 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.29% 6.54% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.38% 29.05% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 17
Median daily rate £298 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.93% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £120 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £448 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.95%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 148 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 11.58% 22.53% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 51
Median daily rate £300 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £258 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £385 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -7 11 £253 -30.34% 2
Salisbury -1 2 £365 -2.66% 1
Malmesbury +1 1 £295 -
Chippenham -3 1 - -
Corsham -10 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) LAN
3 16 (36.36%) WAN
4 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
5 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) Juniper
6 12 (27.27%) VMware
6 12 (27.27%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) DNS
8 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (22.73%) Migration
9 9 (20.45%) Wireless
9 9 (20.45%) VPN
9 9 (20.45%) F5
10 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) CCNP
10 8 (18.18%) Citrix
10 8 (18.18%) Intel Security
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) Information Security
11 7 (15.91%) Banking
11 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.91%) SIEM
11 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
11 7 (15.91%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) LAN
1 16 (36.36%) WAN
2 12 (27.27%) Network Security
3 11 (25.00%) DNS
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
4 9 (20.45%) Wireless
5 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
7 6 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.09%) Internet
9 4 (9.09%) SSL
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.82%) SAN
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.27%) DWDM
12 1 (2.27%) MPLS
12 1 (2.27%) SMTP
12 1 (2.27%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) QlikView Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) AppFabric
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) Laravel
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) SAML
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) SIEM
5 6 (13.64%) Defect Management
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
7 4 (9.09%) Data Encryption
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 4 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PHP
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.18%) CCNP
5 6 (13.64%) ISEB
6 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
6 5 (11.36%) SANS
7 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 4 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (9.09%) CISM
7 4 (9.09%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.55%) CCIE
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.55%) PMP
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.82%) SLA
4 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) Snort
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) ProxySG
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 12 (27.27%) Juniper
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) F5
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.64%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.09%) Aruba
8 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.82%) Nokia
9 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.55%) CA
9 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.27%) Ciena
10 1 (2.27%) Gemalto
10 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.27%) Veeam