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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 22 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.18% 3.24% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.14% 23.08% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£313 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £273 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £453 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -67.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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
51 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.33% 14.03% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 23
Average daily rate £313 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.21% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 21 (53.85%) CCNP
3 21 (53.85%) CCNA
4 18 (46.15%) Blue Coat
5 16 (41.03%) Load Balancing
6 14 (35.90%) Wireless
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) LAN
7 13 (33.33%) WAN
7 13 (33.33%) HP
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) SAN
7 13 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (30.77%) Change Control
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (30.77%) Nortel
8 12 (30.77%) CCIE
8 12 (30.77%) ProxySG
8 12 (30.77%) Nortel Contivity
8 12 (30.77%) NAS
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (25.64%) Degree
10 10 (25.64%) VPN
11 6 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (15.38%) F5
12 5 (12.82%) Network Management
12 5 (12.82%) Retail
12 5 (12.82%) WAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (7.69%) NetWeaver
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) LAN
1 14 (35.90%) Wireless
2 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 13 (33.33%) WAN
3 12 (30.77%) Nortel Contivity
3 12 (30.77%) NAS
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 6 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
7 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 3 (7.69%) HTTP
7 3 (7.69%) DMZ
8 2 (5.13%) MD110
8 2 (5.13%) PBX
8 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) FCoE
8 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Network Support
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) WAP
2 3 (7.69%) WSDL
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) XSD
2 3 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Load Balancing
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Change Control
4 5 (12.82%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (53.85%) CCNP
2 21 (53.85%) CCNA
3 12 (30.77%) CCIE
4 10 (25.64%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) GIAC
7 1 (2.56%) CCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.56%) ISSEP
7 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (30.77%) ProxySG
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WMI
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 18 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 14 (35.90%) VMware
5 13 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (30.77%) Nortel
7 6 (15.38%) F5
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
8 4 (10.26%) Software AG
9 3 (7.69%) Juniper
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.69%) Intel
10 2 (5.13%) Citrix
10 2 (5.13%) Aastra
11 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.56%) Nokia
11 1 (2.56%) Red Hat