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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.67% 1.87% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 12.50% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£305 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £482 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
28 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.08% 14.95% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Average daily rate £305 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £505 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+689.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 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 +3 4 £325 +54.76% 1
Chesterfield -4 2 £345 -22.68%
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (18.52%) Juniper
6 5 (18.52%) SAN
6 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 4 (14.81%) MPLS
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) MCSE
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 3 (11.11%) CCNP
8 3 (11.11%) CESG

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) SNMP
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Junos
6 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.11%) CESG
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) V-Model
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Logistics
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Clearswift