Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 88 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.29% 4.61% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.42% 30.45% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 27
Median daily rate £463 £444 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +5.65% +29.23%
10th Percentile £413 £319 £168
90th Percentile £488 £619 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 11
Median hourly rate - £42.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.04% -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.03% +31.62%

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 106 289 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.04% 15.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 178 122
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £319 £216 £237
90th Percentile £635 £608 £649
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +9.15%
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +7.59%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +27 9 £425 +6.25%
Corsham +3 3 £500 -4.76% 1
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (46.43%) CCIE
3 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (42.86%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) CCNP
6 10 (35.71%) OSPF
6 10 (35.71%) BGP
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (32.14%) LAN
7 9 (32.14%) MPLS
7 9 (32.14%) VXLAN
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
9 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (25.00%) Network Design
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) F5
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (17.86%) McAfee
12 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 4 (14.29%) DNS
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 3 (10.71%) Office 365

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 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) AWS
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (7.14%) Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Datadog
2 2 (7.14%) GCP
2 2 (7.14%) Heroku
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (42.86%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) BGP
2 10 (35.71%) OSPF
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) MPLS
3 9 (32.14%) VXLAN
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) SSL
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.14%) CF BOSH
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Military
1 1 (3.57%) Police
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) OAuth
1 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
1 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.14%) SAML
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Release Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service-Level Objective
4 1 (3.57%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCIE
2 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) CCNP
4 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CCIE Collaboration
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) CCDE
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) VCDX
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cacti
1 2 (7.14%) Ganglia
1 2 (7.14%) Graphite
1 2 (7.14%) logstash
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) McAfee
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.14%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) New Relic
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.14%) Splunk
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Tufin