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 3 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.95% 1.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Median daily rate £381 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
42 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.05% 9.29% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 8
Median daily rate £305 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -14.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +8 10 £400 -5.88%
Kettering - 2 £331 - 1
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) MCSE
4 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) DB2
5 4 (23.53%) AIX
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) MCSA
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Nimble Storage

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) VLAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SNA
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Groovy
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Packer
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter