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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 50 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Contract jobs citing Firewall 38 56 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.33% 3.18% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.35% 26.42% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +129.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +57.89%
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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
178 212 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.92% 12.05% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 53
Median daily rate £345 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £431 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £30.00 £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 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 5 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 +17 14 £400 -5.88% 1
Leicestershire +7 9 - - 2
Derbyshire +5 8 £325 -18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire -19 6 £543 +67.57% 8
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England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 33 (40.74%) Windows
3 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (32.10%) LAN
4 26 (32.10%) WAN
5 25 (30.86%) Active Directory
6 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
6 19 (23.46%) Wireless
7 18 (22.22%) CCNP
7 18 (22.22%) ITIL
8 17 (20.99%) CCNA
8 17 (20.99%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
10 13 (16.05%) VMware
11 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (14.81%) VLAN
12 11 (13.58%) F5
12 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
13 10 (12.35%) Migration
13 10 (12.35%) Juniper
13 10 (12.35%) Network Security
14 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 9 (11.11%) CISSP
14 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
15 8 (9.88%) Project Management
15 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.88%) SAN

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 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) LAN
1 26 (32.10%) WAN
2 19 (23.46%) Wireless
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (14.81%) VLAN
5 10 (12.35%) Network Security
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (9.88%) DNS
6 8 (9.88%) SAN
7 7 (8.64%) DHCP
7 7 (8.64%) SSL
7 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (7.41%) VPN
9 5 (6.17%) Internet
10 4 (4.94%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (4.94%) OSPF
10 4 (4.94%) TACACS
10 4 (4.94%) VoIP
11 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) DB2
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) IT Support
4 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.17%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Network Support
7 4 (4.94%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.17%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.70%) PKI
6 2 (2.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.23%) IVR
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Linux
4 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.41%) Unix
7 4 (4.94%) AIX
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.23%) SUSE
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (9.88%) Information Assurance
4 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Information Security
5 7 (8.64%) Security Patching
6 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.41%) High Availability
6 6 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.17%) Network Management
7 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.94%) Network Design
8 4 (4.94%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (4.94%) Server Building
9 3 (3.70%) Change Management
9 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.23%) Groovy
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (22.22%) CCNP
3 17 (20.99%) CCNA
4 9 (11.11%) CISSP
4 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.17%) Degree
7 5 (6.17%) MCSE
8 3 (3.70%) CCSE
8 3 (3.70%) MCSA
9 2 (2.47%) CCIE
9 2 (2.47%) CCSA
9 2 (2.47%) CISMP
9 2 (2.47%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.23%) CCDP
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (30.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.47%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) Packer
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
3 13 (16.05%) VMware
4 11 (13.58%) F5
5 10 (12.35%) Juniper
6 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.64%) Dell
7 7 (8.64%) HP
7 7 (8.64%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle
9 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.94%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.70%) Exinda
11 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.70%) NetApp
11 3 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (3.70%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.47%) Nokia
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