The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 48 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.58% 4.58% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 28.35% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
Average daily rate £290 £463 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.29% +86.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 127 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.90% 16.16% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 15
Average daily rate £398 £400 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +61.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.20 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Milton Keynes region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Milton Keynes region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Finance
3 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 16 (31.37%) Information Security
4 16 (31.37%) IBM
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco
6 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
7 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (21.57%) Internet
8 10 (19.61%) Migration
8 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (19.61%) Web Filtering
9 9 (17.65%) AppSense
9 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 9 (17.65%) Intel Security
10 8 (15.69%) Clustering
10 8 (15.69%) SOAP
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
10 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
11 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
11 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (13.73%) SIEM
11 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.92%) Liferay
6 1 (1.96%) Documentum
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (13.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) Internet
3 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 6 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) SSL
4 5 (9.80%) Intranet
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 4 (7.84%) SMTP
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
6 3 (5.88%) Extranet
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Introscope
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) SOAP
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) J2EE
2 4 (7.84%) JDBC
2 4 (7.84%) JMS
2 4 (7.84%) JNDI
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.88%) EJB
3 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.96%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.69%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) e-Health
6 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 16 (31.37%) Information Security
3 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 10 (19.61%) Web Filtering
4 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (13.73%) SIEM
4 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (11.76%) Data Security
5 6 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) DoDAF
6 4 (7.84%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (7.84%) High Availability
6 4 (7.84%) MODAF
6 4 (7.84%) RUP
6 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.84%) UML
6 4 (7.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) VB
3 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.84%) Jython
3 4 (7.84%) Korn
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) CCNP
2 5 (9.80%) CCSE
3 4 (7.84%) CCDP
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCSP
6 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) MCTS
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) CA Wily
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 4 (7.84%) OpenView
3 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.96%) cPanel
5 1 (1.96%) Nessus
5 1 (1.96%) Proventia
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) IBM
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco
3 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.65%) AppSense
5 9 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 7 (13.73%) HP
6 7 (13.73%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) F5
7 5 (9.80%) Juniper
8 4 (7.84%) StorageTek
8 4 (7.84%) Sun
9 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.88%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.92%) Citrix
10 2 (3.92%) FatWire
10 2 (3.92%) Remedy
10 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
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