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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.97% 2.13% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.46% 23.81% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £208 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -33.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £208 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £322 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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
41 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.80% 8.94% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 13
Average daily rate £313 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £532 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 0 6 £425 -
Chesterfield +8 5 £300 -14.28%
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) FMCG
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) MPLS
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (5.00%) IPv4
7 1 (5.00%) IPv6
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) WLAN
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) HP APS
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet