Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 112 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.92% 6.30% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.57% 35.56% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 69 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £389 £300 £147
90th Percentile £479 £488 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £48.25 £45.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.18% -
South West median hourly rate £160.00 £42.75 £34.28
% change year-on-year +274.27% +24.73% -20.29%

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 122 315 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 12.32% 17.72% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 190 109
Median daily rate £495 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £348 £140 £261
90th Percentile £645 £588 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.16% -19.48%
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -55.56% +41.73% -22.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Wiltshire.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +10 10 £425 -
Corsham -25 2 £175 -57.58% 6
Trowbridge - 1 - - 2
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
5 6 (31.58%) vSphere
6 5 (26.32%) Azure
6 5 (26.32%) F5
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) McAfee
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) CCIE
7 4 (21.05%) CCNP
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 3 (15.79%) Kerberos

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 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (10.53%) Datadog
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
3 2 (10.53%) Heroku
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) HSRP
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) RIP
5 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.53%) CF BOSH
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
2 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.53%) Analytics
1 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (10.53%) DevOps
1 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
1 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
1 2 (10.53%) Release Management
1 2 (10.53%) Server Management
1 2 (10.53%) Service-Level Objective
2 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
2 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE Collaboration
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Cacti
1 2 (10.53%) Ganglia
1 2 (10.53%) Graphite
1 2 (10.53%) logstash
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) Google
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) New Relic
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter