The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.37% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 16.67% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Median daily rate £338 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £438 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
Firewall
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.43% 4.55% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 27
Median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £340 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £429 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 10 £350 - 1
Corby - 1 £300 -
Kettering - 1 £300 -
Wellingborough - 1 £305 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (23.81%) NX-OS
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Qualys
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (23.81%) NX-OS
3 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Groovy
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Packer
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Qualys
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam