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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 24 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.00% 3.11% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.61% 24.62% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate
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£440 £275 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £260 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £382 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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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
46 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.27% 12.62% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 15
Average daily rate £430 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) ITIL
4 13 (52.00%) CCNA
4 13 (52.00%) HP
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) SAN
4 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (48.00%) Wireless
5 12 (48.00%) CCNP
6 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (40.00%) Nortel
7 10 (40.00%) CCIE
7 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (40.00%) ProxySG
7 10 (40.00%) Nortel Contivity
7 10 (40.00%) Degree
7 10 (40.00%) NAS
7 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (40.00%) Change Control
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.00%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SAN
2 12 (48.00%) Wireless
3 10 (40.00%) Nortel Contivity
3 10 (40.00%) NAS
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) HTTP
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.00%) DMZ
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (4.00%) ISDN
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) JMS
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) EDI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (40.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNA
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCIE
3 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.00%) ISSEP
5 1 (4.00%) ISSMP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) ProxySG
1 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) HP
4 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (40.00%) Nortel
5 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 3 (12.00%) Software AG
7 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) Intel
8 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.00%) webMethods
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
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