The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.63% 5.26% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 44.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.55% +52.63%
Firewall
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.80% 11.96% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £347 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (33.33%) Information Security
5 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) CISSP
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
6 5 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Patching
6 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (22.22%) F5
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) TACACS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.56%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) Multicast
5 1 (5.56%) NGN
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) RIP
5 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Information Officer
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Security Patching
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) CCSA
4 3 (16.67%) CCSE
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Nokia
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto