The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East Midlands
Rank 42 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 52 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.55% 3.18% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.66% 20.78% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 21
Median daily rate £344 £316 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
188 231 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.85% 15.31% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 128 94
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 20 £388 +12.72% 4
Derbyshire +1 12 £280 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire -8 9 £388 +44.85% 3
Leicestershire +5 6 £375 +50.00% 3
Lincolnshire +1 5 £160 -14.66%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 52 (56.52%) Cisco
2 42 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (34.78%) CCNA
4 29 (31.52%) CCNP
5 24 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (25.00%) LAN
7 22 (23.91%) Windows
8 21 (22.83%) ITIL
9 20 (21.74%) VMware
9 20 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (19.57%) Juniper
11 17 (18.48%) CheckPoint
12 16 (17.39%) WAN
13 15 (16.30%) Linux
14 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.22%) F5
15 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (14.13%) SAN
16 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
17 11 (11.96%) Wireless
17 11 (11.96%) Unix
17 11 (11.96%) Oracle
17 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
18 10 (10.87%) Meraki
18 10 (10.87%) HP
18 10 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (10.87%) IP Telephony
19 9 (9.78%) Banking

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) iPlanet
1 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (25.00%) LAN
3 20 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (17.39%) WAN
5 13 (14.13%) SAN
6 11 (11.96%) Wireless
7 10 (10.87%) IP Telephony
7 10 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (9.78%) DNS
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (8.70%) Network Security
9 8 (8.70%) VLAN
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (7.61%) NX-OS
11 6 (6.52%) BIG-IP
11 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.43%) SSL
12 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.43%) VPN
13 4 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (9.78%) Banking
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Network Support
4 7 (7.61%) Network Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Consultant
5 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) J2EE
2 5 (5.43%) JSP
3 4 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) NHS
4 4 (4.35%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.26%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.17%) Handset
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) CMDB
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Physics
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.96%) Unix
5 9 (9.78%) AIX
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.52%) Solaris
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.26%) SUSE
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.17%) CentOS
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Gentoo
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (9.78%) Network Management
3 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.52%) Six Sigma
6 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.43%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.35%) QMS
7 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.26%) Fault Management
8 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Migration
8 3 (3.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) C
3 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (34.78%) CCNA
3 29 (31.52%) CCNP
4 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.52%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
8 3 (3.26%) CCIE
8 3 (3.26%) CCSE
9 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.09%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.09%) CCSA
10 1 (1.09%) CISSP
10 1 (1.09%) MCP
10 1 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) KVM
4 1 (1.09%) pfSense
4 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.09%) vCloud
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.26%) SCCM
5 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.17%) OpenView
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.09%) EnCase
6 1 (1.09%) FTK
6 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.09%) QRadar
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.09%) WSUS
6 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Cisco
2 20 (21.74%) VMware
3 18 (19.57%) Juniper
4 17 (18.48%) CheckPoint
5 14 (15.22%) F5
6 11 (11.96%) Oracle
7 10 (10.87%) HP
7 10 (10.87%) Meraki
8 9 (9.78%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.52%) BEA
11 6 (6.52%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.52%) Citrix
11 6 (6.52%) Sun
11 6 (6.52%) Symantec
12 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.35%) EMC
12 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.35%) Veritas
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