The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.00% 1.17% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 15.63% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £205 £175 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
22 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.33% 7.48% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 4
Average daily rate £265 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brackley - 1 £325 -
Daventry - 1 £135 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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