The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Derbyshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.27% 2.10% 8.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 17.24% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
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£210 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £323 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.08% 12.18% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -71.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £15.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Firewall
East Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Chesterfield +6 2 £428 +31.53%
Derby - 2 £210 - 1
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Server Support
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
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