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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 46 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 46 61 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.90% 3.71% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.96% 29.05% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 5
Median daily rate £400 £363 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +74.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £31.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.24% +126.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.44%
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
192 210 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.11% 12.77% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 112 58
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £50.00 £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire +10 11 £400 -5.88% 6
Derbyshire +7 11 £325 -18.75% 3
Leicestershire +3 11 £358 -10.62% 6
Nottinghamshire -15 7 £543 +80.83% 5
Lincolnshire +4 4 £900 +380.00% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 45 (54.88%) Cisco
2 34 (41.46%) Windows
3 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (31.71%) WAN
5 25 (30.49%) LAN
6 20 (24.39%) Wireless
7 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
7 18 (21.95%) CCNP
7 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
9 14 (17.07%) CCNA
10 13 (15.85%) ITIL
11 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.41%) VLAN
12 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
13 10 (12.20%) Linux
13 10 (12.20%) DNS
13 10 (12.20%) VMware
13 10 (12.20%) Network Security
14 9 (10.98%) Migration
14 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.98%) F5
15 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP

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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) WAN
2 25 (30.49%) LAN
3 20 (24.39%) Wireless
4 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (13.41%) VLAN
6 10 (12.20%) DNS
6 10 (12.20%) Network Security
7 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.54%) DHCP
8 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 7 (8.54%) SSL
9 6 (7.32%) OSPF
9 6 (7.32%) VPN
10 5 (6.10%) VoIP
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (4.88%) Internet
11 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (3.66%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) DB2
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) IT Support
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.10%) Network Support
8 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) FMCG
6 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) CESG
7 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) Linux
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.10%) Unix
7 4 (4.88%) AIX
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) Network Management
3 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 7 (8.54%) High Availability
5 6 (7.32%) Information Assurance
5 6 (7.32%) Information Security
5 6 (7.32%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Project Management
6 5 (6.10%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.88%) Logistics
7 4 (4.88%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (4.88%) Server Building
7 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.66%) OWASP
8 3 (3.66%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.22%) Groovy
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) Python
2 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.95%) CCNP
3 14 (17.07%) CCNA
4 7 (8.54%) CISSP
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) MCSE
7 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) MCSA
9 2 (2.44%) CCIE
9 2 (2.44%) CCSE
9 2 (2.44%) CISMP
9 2 (2.44%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.22%) CCDP
10 1 (1.22%) CCSA
10 1 (1.22%) CISM
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (1.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) Packer
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Cisco
2 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) F5
4 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.76%) Dell
5 8 (9.76%) Juniper
6 7 (8.54%) HP
6 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
6 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle
8 5 (6.10%) Citrix
9 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.88%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.88%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.66%) Exinda
10 3 (3.66%) Meraki
10 3 (3.66%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.44%) Lumension
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago