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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East Midlands
Rank 47 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 52 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.58% 2.46% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.11% 20.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 20
Median daily rate £318 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £360 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.68% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%

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
185 195 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.74% 12.32% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 88
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +15 23 £400 +30.61% 6
Derbyshire 0 10 £280 -12.50% 3
Northamptonshire 0 8 £300 +46.34% 3
Leicestershire +3 6 £265 +6.00% 4
Lincolnshire 0 5 £160 -14.66% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 52 (57.78%) Cisco
2 44 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (35.56%) CCNA
4 29 (32.22%) CCNP
5 26 (28.89%) ITIL
5 26 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (26.67%) VMware
7 23 (25.56%) Windows
8 22 (24.44%) LAN
9 19 (21.11%) Juniper
9 19 (21.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (17.78%) WAN
11 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (16.67%) F5
11 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 13 (14.44%) SAN
12 13 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
12 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (13.33%) IP Telephony
13 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 12 (13.33%) Linux
13 12 (13.33%) Unix
13 12 (13.33%) Oracle
13 12 (13.33%) Java
14 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
14 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (12.22%) Meraki
14 11 (12.22%) Data Centre

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 6 (6.67%) IIS
1 6 (6.67%) iPlanet
1 6 (6.67%) JBoss
1 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (24.44%) LAN
3 19 (21.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (17.78%) WAN
5 13 (14.44%) SAN
5 13 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
8 10 (11.11%) Wireless
9 9 (10.00%) VLAN
10 8 (8.89%) DNS
11 7 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.78%) Network Security
12 6 (6.67%) BIG-IP
12 6 (6.67%) MPLS
12 6 (6.67%) NX-OS
12 6 (6.67%) VPN
13 5 (5.56%) Wireshark
14 4 (4.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Local Government
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Network Support
4 8 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Database Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) J2EE
2 5 (5.56%) JSP
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) NHS
5 3 (3.33%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.22%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.22%) Handset
6 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) Physics
7 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.33%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) Unix
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.67%) AIX
5 6 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.22%) CentOS
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Gentoo
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (11.11%) Project Management
4 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.89%) Network Management
5 6 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 6 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.67%) Service Design
5 6 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.44%) QMS
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) Workflow
9 2 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C
3 2 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (35.56%) CCNA
3 29 (32.22%) CCNP
4 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.44%) CCSE
7 4 (4.44%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.33%) CCDP
9 2 (2.22%) CCIE
9 2 (2.22%) CCSA
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.11%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.11%) CISSP
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.11%) MCP
10 1 (1.11%) MCSE
10 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.22%) vCloud
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.22%) OpenView
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) SCCM
6 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (57.78%) Cisco
2 24 (26.67%) VMware
3 19 (21.11%) Juniper
4 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (16.67%) F5
5 12 (13.33%) Oracle
6 11 (12.22%) Meraki
7 10 (11.11%) HP
8 8 (8.89%) Citrix
8 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.78%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.67%) BEA
10 6 (6.67%) Computacenter
10 6 (6.67%) Sun
11 5 (5.56%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.56%) Symantec
12 4 (4.44%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.44%) Sophos
12 4 (4.44%) Veritas
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