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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.68% 2.89% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.06% 23.60% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £208 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £497 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £12.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -8.79%
Firewall
England

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
165 178 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.30% 12.24% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 122
Average daily rate £337 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £24.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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
Nottinghamshire -11 17 £325 +56.62% 8
Derbyshire -4 9 £305 +45.23% 5
Lincolnshire +4 5 £235 - 4
Leicestershire +5 4 £263 -53.33% 8
Northamptonshire -2 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 62 (60.19%) Cisco
2 40 (38.83%) Windows
3 39 (37.86%) LAN
4 37 (35.92%) WAN
5 34 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (28.16%) CheckPoint
7 28 (27.18%) Active Directory
8 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (24.27%) CCNP
10 21 (20.39%) CCNA
10 21 (20.39%) VPN
10 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
11 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
12 19 (18.45%) Juniper
12 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
13 17 (16.50%) DNS
14 16 (15.53%) SAN
14 16 (15.53%) Wireless
14 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (15.53%) VMware
15 15 (14.56%) Network Security
15 15 (14.56%) ITIL
15 15 (14.56%) Linux
16 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
16 14 (13.59%) MS Exchange
17 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (12.62%) Internet
18 12 (11.65%) UNIX
18 12 (11.65%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.83%) Lync
3 6 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.85%) Apache
4 5 (4.85%) JBoss
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.91%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.94%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.86%) LAN
2 37 (35.92%) WAN
3 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (20.39%) VPN
5 17 (16.50%) DNS
6 16 (15.53%) SAN
6 16 (15.53%) Wireless
7 15 (14.56%) Network Security
8 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.62%) Internet
10 12 (11.65%) VLAN
11 11 (10.68%) MPLS
12 9 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.77%) DHCP
14 7 (6.80%) VoIP
14 7 (6.80%) NetScaler
15 6 (5.83%) FCoE
15 6 (5.83%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (4.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
1 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Analyst
1 26 (25.24%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) Security Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Architect
4 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Network Support
7 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) J2EE
2 2 (1.94%) WAP
3 1 (0.97%) ISPF
3 1 (0.97%) Java EE
3 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.83%) CESG
4 5 (4.85%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) Clustering
5 4 (3.88%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.91%) FMCG
6 3 (2.91%) IVR
6 3 (2.91%) PKI
7 2 (1.94%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) CCTV
8 1 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.83%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.56%) Linux
4 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.65%) UNIX
6 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.83%) Solaris
7 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.88%) SUSE
10 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.91%) AIX
10 3 (2.91%) HPUX
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.97%) MVS
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.56%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Migration
3 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.77%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.80%) Change Management
6 6 (5.83%) Information Security
6 6 (5.83%) Network Design
6 6 (5.83%) SIEM
6 6 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.85%) Network Management
7 5 (4.85%) Software Delivery
8 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.88%) Project Management
9 3 (2.91%) Validation
9 3 (2.91%) Information Security Management
9 3 (2.91%) Security Management
9 3 (2.91%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) SQL
2 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.91%) Korn
2 3 (2.91%) C-shell
2 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.91%) Perl
3 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.97%) JCL
3 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.97%) REXX
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (24.27%) CCNP
3 21 (20.39%) CCNA
3 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
4 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.80%) CCIE
6 5 (4.85%) MCSE
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.85%) CCSA
6 5 (4.85%) CCSE
7 4 (3.88%) CCDP
7 4 (3.88%) CISSP
7 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.88%) Degree
8 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.91%) CCIP
9 2 (1.94%) CCDA
9 2 (1.94%) CCSP
9 2 (1.94%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 28 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.91%) Samba
4 3 (2.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.91%) KVM
5 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) XenServer
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
1 3 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.94%) OpenView
3 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 62 (60.19%) Cisco
2 29 (28.16%) CheckPoint
3 19 (18.45%) Juniper
4 16 (15.53%) VMware
5 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.65%) F5
7 10 (9.71%) Citrix
8 9 (8.74%) Blue Coat
8 9 (8.74%) HP
9 7 (6.80%) Oracle
10 6 (5.83%) Sun
10 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.85%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.88%) Exinda
12 4 (3.88%) Altiris
12 4 (3.88%) Nokia
13 3 (2.91%) Veritas
13 3 (2.91%) PlateSpin
13 3 (2.91%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
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