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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.64% 4.91% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 37.14% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.55% +52.63%
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
42 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.09% 13.21% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 16
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £280 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £25.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -49.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +6 7 £325 +83.09% 2
Chesterfield +2 1 £275 -5.98%
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) Network Design
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) SNMP
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) IronPort
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL