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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.62% 1.88% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 13.11% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£300 £408 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +25.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.63 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -16.34%
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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
63 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.22% 14.32% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 23
Average daily rate £320 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) CCNA
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (48.48%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) HP
5 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (42.42%) Wireless
6 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
6 14 (42.42%) SAN
6 14 (42.42%) ITIL
7 13 (39.39%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (36.36%) Nortel Contivity
8 12 (36.36%) NAS
8 12 (36.36%) Change Control
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (36.36%) CCIE
8 12 (36.36%) Nortel
8 12 (36.36%) Blue Coat
8 12 (36.36%) ProxySG
9 10 (30.30%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) WAN
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) LAN
12 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (12.12%) Linux
13 4 (12.12%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) SAN
1 14 (42.42%) Wireless
2 12 (36.36%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (36.36%) NAS
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) VLAN
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) SNMP
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) MD110
8 1 (3.03%) DMZ
8 1 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) Gradle
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Network Support
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSD
2 1 (3.03%) JMS
2 1 (3.03%) WSDL
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 12 (36.36%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CCNA
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 12 (36.36%) CCIE
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (3.03%) GIAC
7 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.03%) ISSEP
7 1 (3.03%) ISSMP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (36.36%) ProxySG
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) WMI
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 15 (45.45%) HP
4 12 (36.36%) Nortel
4 12 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Software AG
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Intel
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.03%) webMethods
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
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