The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.22% 3.29% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 15.38% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -31.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 65 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.23% 21.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £315 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Firewall
Nottinghamshire

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 17 April 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) Dell
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) SAP
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (15.38%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Broadband
5 1 (7.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) EDIFACT
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Intel
6 1 (7.69%) Software AG