The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 59 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.26% 5.39% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 33.33% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Median daily rate £281 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
76 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.00% 16.18% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 21
Median daily rate £393 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +16.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Terracotta
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) PKI
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) Software AG
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) OWASP
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CISMP
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) EnCase
2 1 (9.09%) FTK
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 2 (18.18%) Software AG
2 2 (18.18%) Terracotta
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) NetWitness
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware