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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 7.55% 8.09% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 26.83% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.37% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 23 41 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 21.70% 30.15% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Winchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 June 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 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) CCSA
6 2 (16.67%) Database Security
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) IaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
1 6 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (41.67%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPLS
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Arqiva
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) VMware