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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 47 13
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.32% 0.56% 6.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 4.55% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£374 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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
25 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.56% 12.39% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 11
Average daily rate £375 £110 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -65.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.90 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.75% -1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 - - - - 1
Matlock - - - -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) HP APS
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Junos

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Author
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Security Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) HP APS
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix