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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.60% 0.82% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 9.68% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
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 £303 £310 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +8.70%
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
24 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.42% 8.52% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 23
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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
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 24 July 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 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Wellingborough - 2 £303 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Dell
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) VLAN
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) AIX
6 4 (19.05%) DB2
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (14.29%) 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) VLAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) SNA
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) High Availability
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Dell
5 4 (19.05%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Qualys
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) Veeam