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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.61% 5.31% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 33.33% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £433 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +58.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £381 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £515 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
57 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.73% 15.93% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
5 10 (31.25%) F5
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) UNIX
7 7 (21.88%) CCNA
8 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
8 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 5 (15.63%) Apache
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) JBoss
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (12.50%) CCIE
10 4 (12.50%) TACACS
10 4 (12.50%) Citrix
10 4 (12.50%) Nokia
10 4 (12.50%) Solaris
10 4 (12.50%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
1 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) iPlanet
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) Commerce Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) WAN
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) Network Security
5 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 4 (12.50%) TACACS
5 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) DNS
6 3 (9.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.38%) FCoE
6 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) WAP
3 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) SUSE
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) MVS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Perl
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
1 3 (9.38%) Korn
1 3 (9.38%) C-shell
1 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (3.13%) JCL
2 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (21.88%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) CCSA
3 4 (12.50%) CCSE
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (9.38%) KVM
3 3 (9.38%) Samba
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.25%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (31.25%) F5
4 8 (25.00%) Juniper
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.50%) Nokia
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) Veritas
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) Sun
8 3 (9.38%) PlateSpin
9 2 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Cognos
9 2 (6.25%) Opsware
10 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.13%) Lotus
10 1 (3.13%) Apple
10 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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