The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 24 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.83% 1.30% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 8.33% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £374 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.84% 15.58% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 40
Average daily rate £375 £410 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +272.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Derbyshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 4 £375 - 2
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Hope Valley - 1 £320 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 6 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) CISSP
8 2 (11.11%) CCSA
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) ADSL
6 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSP
5 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) IronPort
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) BT
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
8 1 (5.56%) Meraki
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds