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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Firewall 31 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.52% 1.56% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.20% 12.79% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate
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£351 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £370 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.63 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -16.34%
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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
123 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.96% 12.16% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 17
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £179 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) LAN
2 19 (41.30%) WAN
3 17 (36.96%) F5
4 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
5 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
6 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.09%) Windows
8 11 (23.91%) CCNA
8 11 (23.91%) MPLS
8 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
9 10 (21.74%) Network Security
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) CCNP
10 9 (19.57%) Juniper
10 9 (19.57%) VoIP
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL
10 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
11 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
11 8 (17.39%) ADSL
11 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
12 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 7 (15.22%) Change Management
12 7 (15.22%) Citrix
12 7 (15.22%) Fault Management
13 6 (13.04%) Performance Analysis

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.17%) Liferay
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) LAN
1 19 (41.30%) WAN
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) MPLS
4 10 (21.74%) Network Security
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (19.57%) VoIP
6 8 (17.39%) ADSL
7 6 (13.04%) VPN
7 6 (13.04%) TACACS
8 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (10.87%) Internet
8 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.87%) BGP
9 4 (8.70%) WLAN
9 4 (8.70%) OSPF
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.52%) HSRP
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Introscope
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Network Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) J2EE
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) IVR
2 5 (10.87%) e-Health
3 4 (8.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) zOS
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Change Management
3 7 (15.22%) Fault Management
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Data Security
5 5 (10.87%) Workflow
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.87%) SIEM
5 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) VB
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) CCNP
5 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) CCSA
6 6 (13.04%) CCSE
7 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.17%) MCITP
9 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
1 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Snort
3 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.35%) UAG
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.52%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) F5
3 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Juniper
6 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
7 7 (15.22%) Citrix
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
8 6 (13.04%) Remedy
9 5 (10.87%) Avaya
9 5 (10.87%) CA
9 5 (10.87%) Nokia
9 5 (10.87%) Computacenter
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle
10 4 (8.70%) McAfee
11 3 (6.52%) VMware
11 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
12 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.35%) SumTotal
12 2 (4.35%) Saba
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