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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 44 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.88% 1.24% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.59% 12.50% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -25.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £370 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -16.82%
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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
135 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.98% 9.90% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 16
Average daily rate £423 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 25 (43.10%) LAN
2 25 (43.10%) WAN
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (32.76%) F5
5 18 (31.03%) CheckPoint
6 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.59%) Windows
7 15 (25.86%) MPLS
7 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (24.14%) CCNA
9 13 (22.41%) CCNP
9 13 (22.41%) VoIP
10 12 (20.69%) ITIL
10 12 (20.69%) Juniper
10 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
10 12 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (18.97%) Network Security
11 11 (18.97%) ADSL
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
12 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.52%) Blue Coat
13 9 (15.52%) Finance
14 8 (13.79%) Migration
14 8 (13.79%) TACACS
14 8 (13.79%) SLA
14 8 (13.79%) WLAN
14 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.72%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) Documentum
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) LAN
1 25 (43.10%) WAN
2 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (25.86%) MPLS
4 13 (22.41%) VoIP
5 12 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (18.97%) Network Security
6 11 (18.97%) ADSL
7 8 (13.79%) TACACS
7 8 (13.79%) WLAN
8 7 (12.07%) Internet
8 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.34%) DMZ
9 6 (10.34%) BGP
9 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.34%) VPN
10 5 (8.62%) DNS
10 5 (8.62%) OSPF
11 4 (6.90%) DHCP
11 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Network Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Network Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Network Support
8 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) EJB
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Open Source
3 5 (8.62%) e-Health
3 5 (8.62%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
1 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
2 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) Fault Management
3 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.07%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) Workflow
4 6 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.62%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (6.90%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.17%) SIEM
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
1 3 (5.17%) VB
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) CCNA
4 13 (22.41%) CCNP
5 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.07%) CCSE
7 7 (12.07%) CCSA
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.45%) CCIE
9 2 (3.45%) MCSE
9 2 (3.45%) MCITP
9 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.72%) VCAP
10 1 (1.72%) CCIA
10 1 (1.72%) MCTS
10 1 (1.72%) MCSA
10 1 (1.72%) MCP
10 1 (1.72%) CCIP
10 1 (1.72%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Snort
4 2 (3.45%) UAG
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.17%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 19 (32.76%) F5
3 18 (31.03%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.69%) Juniper
6 10 (17.24%) Citrix
7 9 (15.52%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.07%) IBM
9 6 (10.34%) Nokia
9 6 (10.34%) Remedy
9 6 (10.34%) McAfee
9 6 (10.34%) Computacenter
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle
10 5 (8.62%) Avaya
10 5 (8.62%) CA
10 5 (8.62%) VMware
11 2 (3.45%) SumTotal
11 2 (3.45%) Saba
11 2 (3.45%) HP
11 2 (3.45%) Websense
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