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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.48% 3.20% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.00% 15.71% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
100 191 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.61% 20.38% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 3 December 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 27 (38.57%) Cisco
2 25 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 21 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (28.57%) VPN
4 20 (28.57%) Unix
5 19 (27.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (25.71%) F5
7 17 (24.29%) LAN
8 16 (22.86%) WAN
8 16 (22.86%) Linux
8 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 15 (21.43%) Information Security
10 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (20.00%) Network Security
10 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (18.57%) Finance
11 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
12 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 12 (17.14%) Windows
12 12 (17.14%) J2EE
13 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) VoIP
13 11 (15.71%) CISSP
13 11 (15.71%) Juniper
13 11 (15.71%) Wireless
13 11 (15.71%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (8.57%) Apache
1 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) VPN
2 19 (27.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (24.29%) LAN
4 16 (22.86%) WAN
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.00%) Network Security
6 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.71%) MPLS
7 11 (15.71%) VoIP
7 11 (15.71%) Wireless
8 10 (14.29%) SSL
9 8 (11.43%) ADSL
9 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.00%) DMZ
10 7 (10.00%) Internet
10 7 (10.00%) SAN
11 6 (8.57%) NAS
11 6 (8.57%) WLAN
12 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
1 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.86%) Introscope
3 1 (1.43%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Security Specialist
7 7 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
9 5 (7.14%) Information Specialist
9 5 (7.14%) Security Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) SOC Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
10 4 (5.71%) Voice Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) J2EE
2 7 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 6 (8.57%) SOAP
4 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.71%) JMS
4 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 4 (5.71%) Node.js
4 4 (5.71%) React
4 4 (5.71%) REST
4 4 (5.71%) Spring
4 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) JDBC
5 2 (2.86%) JNDI
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.43%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.43%) Clustering
4 5 (7.14%) IVR
5 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) e-Health
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
8 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Unix
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
3 12 (17.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 15 (21.43%) Information Security
4 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (15.71%) ITIL
5 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 7 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.00%) SIEM
7 7 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.14%) Migration
9 5 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.71%) Kanban
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 5 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Java
2 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) Jython
4 2 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) CISSP
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) CCNP
4 4 (5.71%) CCSA
4 4 (5.71%) CLAS
4 4 (5.71%) GIAC
4 4 (5.71%) SANS
5 2 (2.86%) CCDP
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) CCA
6 1 (1.43%) CCDA
6 1 (1.43%) CCVP
6 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Nexpose
1 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.29%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (4.29%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) Nessus
3 3 (4.29%) Opsview
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (1.43%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) Control-M
5 1 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco
2 18 (25.71%) F5
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Juniper
5 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 10 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 9 (12.86%) Symantec
7 8 (11.43%) ArcSight
7 8 (11.43%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.43%) LogRhythm
8 7 (10.00%) Avaya
8 7 (10.00%) FireEye
8 7 (10.00%) GFI Software
8 7 (10.00%) Rapid7
8 7 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 7 (10.00%) TippingPoint
9 5 (7.14%) Altiris
9 5 (7.14%) Genesys
10 4 (5.71%) KANA
11 3 (4.29%) Aruba
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