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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 34 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.92% 1.59% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.29% 15.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £326 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £426 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -8.79%
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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
140 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.15% 10.23% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 32
Average daily rate £375 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £12.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 23 (37.10%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) CheckPoint
2 16 (25.81%) Information Security
3 15 (24.19%) GIAC
3 15 (24.19%) VPN
3 15 (24.19%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (24.19%) Security Testing
3 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (24.19%) Patch Management
3 15 (24.19%) Security Patching
4 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 14 (22.58%) LAN
4 14 (22.58%) Windows
5 13 (20.97%) Linux
5 13 (20.97%) WAN
5 13 (20.97%) OWASP
5 13 (20.97%) Cyber Security
6 12 (19.35%) CISSP
7 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
8 10 (16.13%) Finance
8 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (16.13%) HP
8 10 (16.13%) F5
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.90%) CCNP
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 8 (12.90%) Juniper
9 8 (12.90%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) nginx
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.61%) Documentum
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) assyst
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) VPN
2 14 (22.58%) LAN
2 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.97%) WAN
4 8 (12.90%) SAN
4 8 (12.90%) Wireless
5 6 (9.68%) Internet
5 6 (9.68%) DNS
6 5 (8.06%) SSL
6 5 (8.06%) OSPF
6 5 (8.06%) BGP
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (8.06%) NX-OS
7 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (6.45%) HSRP
7 4 (6.45%) VRRP
7 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MySQL
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Introscope
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Consultant
2 12 (19.35%) Security Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.84%) LAMP
3 3 (4.84%) JNDI
3 3 (4.84%) J2EE
3 3 (4.84%) JDBC
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) EJB
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) e-Health
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) UNIX
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) AIX
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Information Security
2 15 (24.19%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (24.19%) Security Testing
2 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (24.19%) Patch Management
2 15 (24.19%) Security Patching
3 13 (20.97%) OWASP
3 13 (20.97%) Cyber Security
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL
5 7 (11.29%) Security Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Network Design
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Python
1 4 (6.45%) Jython
1 4 (6.45%) Ruby
2 3 (4.84%) Korn
2 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) GIAC
2 12 (19.35%) CISSP
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.90%) CCNP
5 5 (8.06%) CCNA
6 3 (4.84%) Degree
7 2 (3.23%) CCSE
7 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.61%) ISEB
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) TickIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Snort
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) UAG
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nagios
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
1 4 (6.45%) CA Wily
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.45%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (6.45%) Opsview
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.13%) HP
3 10 (16.13%) F5
4 8 (12.90%) Juniper
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.29%) Blue Coat
6 6 (9.68%) IBM
7 5 (8.06%) NetApp
7 5 (8.06%) VMware
7 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
8 4 (6.45%) Remedy
8 4 (6.45%) CA
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.23%) McAfee
10 2 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) Brocade
10 2 (3.23%) Veeam
10 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.61%) Rackspace