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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.52% 1.24% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.40% 9.30% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
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£400 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+61.84% -9.52%
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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
53 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.71% 13.31% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 32
Average daily rate £347 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) LAN
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (42.22%) WAN
4 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
5 16 (35.56%) CCNP
6 14 (31.11%) VPN
7 13 (28.89%) CCNA
8 12 (26.67%) Windows
8 12 (26.67%) F5
9 10 (22.22%) VLAN
10 9 (20.00%) Juniper
10 9 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 9 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
11 8 (17.78%) FCoE
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Clustering
12 7 (15.56%) SAN
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
13 6 (13.33%) Linux
13 6 (13.33%) Citrix
13 6 (13.33%) HTTPS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) iPlanet
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) LAN
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 14 (31.11%) VPN
4 10 (22.22%) VLAN
5 9 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (17.78%) FCoE
7 7 (15.56%) SAN
8 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.33%) HTTPS
9 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 5 (11.11%) HTTP
9 5 (11.11%) DMZ
10 4 (8.89%) DNS
10 4 (8.89%) Network Security
10 4 (8.89%) Wireless
10 4 (8.89%) IPsec
11 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
11 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
11 3 (6.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Network Support
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Voice Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Project Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
1 5 (11.11%) XSD
1 5 (11.11%) JMS
1 5 (11.11%) WAP
1 5 (11.11%) WSDL
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
1 5 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (11.11%) JSON
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (11.11%) REST
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.89%) SUSE
5 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) HPUX
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) SOA
3 5 (11.11%) Network Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) PDM
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Line Management
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.67%) Korn
2 3 (6.67%) C-shell
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.22%) JCL
3 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.22%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 13 (28.89%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE
6 3 (6.67%) CCSA
6 3 (6.67%) CCSE
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Samba
3 3 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) WMI
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
3 12 (26.67%) F5
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) Software AG
7 5 (11.11%) SAP
8 4 (8.89%) HP
8 4 (8.89%) Intel
8 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.67%) PlateSpin
9 3 (6.67%) Sun
9 3 (6.67%) Nokia
9 3 (6.67%) Veritas
9 3 (6.67%) Lotus
10 2 (4.44%) Cognos
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