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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 63 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.56% 3.43% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.82% 24.20% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 21
Median daily rate £338 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
217 219 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.92% 14.16% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 113
Median daily rate £325 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 23
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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
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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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 +5 19 £338 +14.89% 5
Nottinghamshire -24 9 £363 -6.45% 8
Derbyshire 0 8 £200 -36.00% 3
Leicestershire -3 5 £369 +28.26% 6
Lincolnshire -6 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 41 (49.40%) Cisco
2 28 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (31.33%) LAN
4 23 (27.71%) CCNA
5 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (24.10%) Windows
7 19 (22.89%) CCNP
8 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
9 17 (20.48%) CheckPoint
9 17 (20.48%) WAN
10 15 (18.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (14.46%) Network Management
11 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
11 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
12 11 (13.25%) SolarWinds
12 11 (13.25%) Wireless
13 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (12.05%) Banking
14 9 (10.84%) VMware
14 9 (10.84%) SAN
15 8 (9.64%) Juniper
15 8 (9.64%) Linux
15 8 (9.64%) Network Security
15 8 (9.64%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (9.64%) NX-OS
15 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
16 7 (8.43%) SCCM
16 7 (8.43%) Meraki
16 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.41%) JBoss
2 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) LAN
2 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (20.48%) WAN
4 15 (18.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (13.25%) Wireless
6 9 (10.84%) SAN
7 8 (9.64%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (9.64%) Network Security
7 8 (9.64%) NX-OS
8 6 (7.23%) DNS
8 6 (7.23%) IP Telephony
8 6 (7.23%) Wireshark
9 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (4.82%) SSL
10 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.82%) VLAN
10 4 (4.82%) VPN
11 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.05%) Banking
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) IT Support
5 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Network Support
6 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) WAP
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.82%) NHS
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Handset
3 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Physics
4 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.61%) AIX
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.61%) SUSE
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Network Management
2 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (8.43%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.82%) SIEM
6 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.61%) Migration
6 3 (3.61%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (3.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.41%) Change Control
7 2 (2.41%) DevOps
7 2 (2.41%) Email Filtering
7 2 (2.41%) Information Security
7 2 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.41%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.41%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (2.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) C
1 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.71%) CCNA
3 19 (22.89%) CCNP
4 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CCDP
5 2 (2.41%) CCIE
5 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.20%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCSA
6 1 (1.20%) CCSE
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) pfSense
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.20%) EnCase
5 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.20%) FTK
5 1 (1.20%) QRadar
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Cisco
2 17 (20.48%) CheckPoint
3 11 (13.25%) SolarWinds
4 9 (10.84%) VMware
5 8 (9.64%) Juniper
6 7 (8.43%) Meraki
7 6 (7.23%) F5
7 6 (7.23%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.02%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.02%) Citrix
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle
9 4 (4.82%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.61%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.61%) Software AG
10 3 (3.61%) Sophos
10 3 (3.61%) Terracotta
10 3 (3.61%) webMethods
11 2 (2.41%) Lumension
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