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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.82% 6.78% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 33.33% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £218 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.44 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.59% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
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
46 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.98% 20.34% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Meraki
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) Software AG

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Gentoo
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) pfSense
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) EnCase
2 1 (7.69%) FTK
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Meraki
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) Software AG
4 2 (15.38%) Terracotta
4 2 (15.38%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) QNX
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec