The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 52 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.50% 2.32% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.96% 15.79% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 22
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£344 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £254 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £324 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -78.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.98% -9.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 209 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.91% 14.69% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 102 59
Average daily rate £350 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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England

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 14 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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 +1 13 £208 -28.44% 1
Leicestershire +3 6 £563 - 6
Northamptonshire -2 6 £450 - 5
Derbyshire -4 5 £208 -35.15%
Lincolnshire +1 2 - - 1
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England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 32 (68.09%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) WAN
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 18 (38.30%) LAN
5 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.40%) Network Security
7 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
8 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) SAN
10 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (14.89%) HP
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
12 6 (12.77%) Juniper
12 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
12 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (12.77%) MS Office
12 6 (12.77%) Dell
12 6 (12.77%) CCNA
12 6 (12.77%) Retail
12 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
12 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
1 2 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) WAN
2 18 (38.30%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) Network Security
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 5 (10.64%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) Wireless
6 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.51%) VLAN
7 3 (6.38%) DNS
7 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
8 2 (4.26%) DMZ
8 2 (4.26%) Internet
8 2 (4.26%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
1 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Network Architect
3 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Server Support
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSD
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) WSDL
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.26%) LAMP
3 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.26%) JMS
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) XSLT
4 1 (2.13%) EDI
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) JSF
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Project Management
2 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
2 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.38%) SOA
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.26%) Security Management
5 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Release Management
5 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) XPath
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) CCNA
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.89%) HP
6 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) Juniper
7 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle
8 4 (8.51%) F5
9 3 (6.38%) SAP
9 3 (6.38%) Citrix
10 2 (4.26%) Software AG
10 2 (4.26%) IBM
10 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (4.26%) Intel
11 1 (2.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.13%) CommVault
11 1 (2.13%) AirMagnet
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