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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 87 49
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Contract jobs citing Firewall 49 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.86% 0.73% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.06% 7.14% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 19
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£400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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
188 154 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.99% 10.19% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 90
Average daily rate £400 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 26 £256 - 3
Northamptonshire - 10 £425 - 7
Leicestershire +7 6 £400 - 5
Derbyshire - 6 £300 - 6
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 51 (57.95%) Cisco
2 43 (48.86%) LAN
3 41 (46.59%) WAN
4 32 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (30.68%) Windows
7 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
8 22 (25.00%) CCNA
8 22 (25.00%) VPN
9 18 (20.45%) SAN
10 17 (19.32%) VMware
11 16 (18.18%) CCNP
11 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 15 (17.05%) Juniper
12 15 (17.05%) Load Balancing
13 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.77%) Wireless
14 13 (14.77%) Blue Coat
14 13 (14.77%) F5
14 13 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (13.64%) DNS
15 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 12 (13.64%) ITIL
16 11 (12.50%) MPLS
16 11 (12.50%) Oracle
16 11 (12.50%) Migration
17 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.36%) Network Security
17 10 (11.36%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.82%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.41%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.27%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.27%) Lync
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) LAN
2 41 (46.59%) WAN
3 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (25.00%) VPN
5 18 (20.45%) SAN
6 13 (14.77%) Wireless
6 13 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (13.64%) DNS
7 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (12.50%) MPLS
9 10 (11.36%) VLAN
9 10 (11.36%) Network Security
10 9 (10.23%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.95%) FCoE
11 7 (7.95%) Wireshark
11 7 (7.95%) DMZ
11 7 (7.95%) HTTPS
12 6 (6.82%) HTTP
13 5 (5.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (10.23%) Retail
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Network Support
6 5 (5.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.68%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Voice Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) IT Support
8 3 (3.41%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Web Services
1 6 (6.82%) XML
1 6 (6.82%) XSD
1 6 (6.82%) JMS
1 6 (6.82%) WSDL
1 6 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (6.82%) Middleware
1 6 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (6.82%) HTML
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
1 6 (6.82%) JSON
1 6 (6.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (6.82%) REST
2 5 (5.68%) WAP
3 2 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) ISPF
4 1 (1.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Clustering
2 7 (7.95%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.82%) Open Source
4 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 3 (3.41%) Statistics
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.27%) EPoS
6 2 (2.27%) FMCG
6 2 (2.27%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.14%) iSeries
7 1 (1.14%) IVR
7 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) AS400
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) Linux
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) UNIX
7 5 (5.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) SUSE
9 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 2 (2.27%) HPUX
9 2 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (1.14%) MVS
10 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Load Balancing
2 12 (13.64%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (6.82%) Network Design
4 6 (6.82%) SOA
4 6 (6.82%) Network Management
5 5 (5.68%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
7 3 (3.41%) Validation
7 3 (3.41%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.41%) High Availability
7 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (2.27%) Software Delivery
8 2 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.27%) Line Management
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.27%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) Java
2 5 (5.68%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) Korn
3 2 (2.27%) C-shell
3 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) JCL
4 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.00%) CCNA
3 16 (18.18%) CCNP
4 10 (11.36%) CCIE
4 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.68%) CCSE
7 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) MCSE
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.55%) CCSA
8 3 (3.41%) CCIP
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.27%) MCITP
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CCDP
10 1 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CISA
10 1 (1.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.27%) Samba
4 2 (2.27%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (2.27%) OpenView
4 1 (1.14%) WMI
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Cisco
2 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
3 17 (19.32%) VMware
4 15 (17.05%) Juniper
5 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.77%) Blue Coat
6 13 (14.77%) F5
7 11 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.95%) Citrix
10 6 (6.82%) SAP
10 6 (6.82%) HP
10 6 (6.82%) Software AG
11 5 (5.68%) Intel
12 4 (4.55%) Nokia
13 3 (3.41%) Lotus
13 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.41%) Sun
14 2 (2.27%) Cognos
14 2 (2.27%) IBM
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