The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 29 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.

Firewall
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 3.82% 9.64% 11.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 31.15% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 11
Median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £351 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -26.36%  

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 Winchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 61 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 18.32% 30.96% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 17
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 15
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester 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 Winchester

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Winchester

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (58.82%) Database Security
2 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (58.82%) Email Filtering
2 10 (58.82%) Web Filtering
2 10 (58.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (58.82%) PKI
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (29.41%) CCNP
6 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (17.65%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) CISSP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (11.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) IPsec
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPLS
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Billing Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (58.82%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.88%) BYOD
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Database Security
1 10 (58.82%) Email Filtering
1 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (58.82%) Web Filtering
2 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Arqiva
3 2 (11.76%) Comptel
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) NetCracker
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy