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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 84 47
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.37% 0.89% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.10% 8.43% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £250 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £13.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.09% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.55 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £13.95 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+61.84% -9.52%
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
210 166 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.99% 10.55% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 52 84
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.42 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +19 26 £324 - 4
Derbyshire +15 13 £400 - 6
Northamptonshire - 9 £425 - 5
Leicestershire +11 5 £400 - 3
Lincolnshire +3 3 £188 -25.00% 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 58 (59.79%) Cisco
2 42 (43.30%) LAN
3 40 (41.24%) WAN
4 35 (36.08%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (30.93%) CheckPoint
7 28 (28.87%) Windows
8 23 (23.71%) VPN
9 21 (21.65%) CCNA
10 20 (20.62%) CCNP
11 19 (19.59%) SAN
12 18 (18.56%) VMware
13 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
14 16 (16.49%) Juniper
14 16 (16.49%) Load Balancing
15 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
15 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (14.43%) F5
16 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
16 14 (14.43%) Migration
16 14 (14.43%) Wireless
16 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
16 14 (14.43%) DNS
16 14 (14.43%) ITIL
17 13 (13.40%) Blue Coat
18 11 (11.34%) Network Security
18 11 (11.34%) VLAN
18 11 (11.34%) Oracle
18 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.19%) NetWeaver
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.15%) Lync
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.09%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.09%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.30%) LAN
2 40 (41.24%) WAN
3 35 (36.08%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (23.71%) VPN
5 19 (19.59%) SAN
6 14 (14.43%) DNS
6 14 (14.43%) Wireless
7 11 (11.34%) VLAN
7 11 (11.34%) MPLS
7 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.34%) Network Security
8 10 (10.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (9.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (8.25%) FCoE
11 7 (7.22%) Internet
11 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
11 7 (7.22%) DMZ
12 6 (6.19%) HTTP
12 6 (6.19%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (5.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) DB2
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (7.22%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Architect
4 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Network Support
5 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.15%) Integration Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Web Services
1 6 (6.19%) XML
1 6 (6.19%) XSD
1 6 (6.19%) JMS
1 6 (6.19%) WSDL
1 6 (6.19%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (6.19%) Middleware
1 6 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (6.19%) HTML
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
1 6 (6.19%) JSON
1 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (6.19%) REST
2 5 (5.15%) WAP
3 3 (3.09%) J2EE
4 1 (1.03%) ISPF
4 1 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) Open Source
2 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) FMCG
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) PKI
4 3 (3.09%) Statistics
5 2 (2.06%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.03%) IVR
6 1 (1.03%) CESG
6 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.28%) Linux
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.25%) UNIX
6 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.12%) SUSE
7 3 (3.09%) AIX
7 3 (3.09%) HPUX
7 3 (3.09%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) MVS
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Load Balancing
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Migration
3 7 (7.22%) Network Design
4 6 (6.19%) Network Management
4 6 (6.19%) SOA
4 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.15%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (5.15%) Software Delivery
6 4 (4.12%) High Availability
7 3 (3.09%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.09%) Information Security
7 3 (3.09%) Change Management
7 3 (3.09%) Validation
7 3 (3.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (3.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) Java
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.09%) Perl
3 3 (3.09%) Korn
3 3 (3.09%) C-shell
3 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) JCL
4 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.03%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.65%) CCNA
3 20 (20.62%) CCNP
4 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
5 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.34%) CCIE
7 5 (5.15%) CCSE
8 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.12%) CCSA
9 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.09%) MCSE
9 3 (3.09%) CCIP
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.06%) CCDP
10 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.03%) CISA
11 1 (1.03%) CISM
11 1 (1.03%) CEH
11 1 (1.03%) MCITP
11 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) Samba
4 3 (3.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.09%) KVM
5 2 (2.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) XenServer
6 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
4 1 (1.03%) WMI
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) CheckPoint
3 18 (18.56%) VMware
4 16 (16.49%) Juniper
5 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.43%) F5
6 13 (13.40%) Blue Coat
7 11 (11.34%) Oracle
8 8 (8.25%) HP
8 8 (8.25%) Citrix
9 7 (7.22%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.19%) Software AG
10 6 (6.19%) SAP
11 5 (5.15%) Intel
12 4 (4.12%) Sun
12 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.12%) Nokia
13 3 (3.09%) Veritas
13 3 (3.09%) Lotus
13 3 (3.09%) Exinda
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