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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.01% 1.90% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.17% 13.64% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
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£325 £203 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.49% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £203 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £203 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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
47 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.08% 13.97% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 29
Average daily rate £347 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £189 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £13.31 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.65% -51.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) CCNP
4 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 12 (29.27%) VPN
5 12 (29.27%) F5
6 11 (26.83%) CCNA
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
8 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (21.95%) VLAN
9 8 (19.51%) Clustering
9 8 (19.51%) Juniper
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
10 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
10 7 (17.07%) FCoE
11 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
11 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) UNIX
12 5 (12.20%) .NET
12 5 (12.20%) SAP
12 5 (12.20%) Web Services
12 5 (12.20%) XML

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (12.20%) NetWeaver
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.32%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) iPlanet
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 12 (29.27%) VPN
4 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (21.95%) VLAN
5 7 (17.07%) SAN
5 7 (17.07%) FCoE
6 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
7 5 (12.20%) HTTP
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) DMZ
7 5 (12.20%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
8 4 (9.76%) IPsec
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) TACACS
9 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
9 3 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Network Support
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
1 5 (12.20%) XML
1 5 (12.20%) XSD
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
1 5 (12.20%) WSDL
1 5 (12.20%) JMS
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (12.20%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (12.20%) REST
1 5 (12.20%) JSON
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (9.76%) WAP
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 2 (4.88%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) SUSE
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 3 (7.32%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) MVS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) SOA
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) High Availability
5 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.44%) Security Management
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security
7 1 (2.44%) PDM
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) C-shell
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) Korn
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.44%) REXX
4 1 (2.44%) JCL
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 11 (26.83%) CCNA
4 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 3 (7.32%) CCSE
6 3 (7.32%) CCSA
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Samba
4 3 (7.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (7.32%) KVM
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 12 (29.27%) F5
4 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper
6 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
7 5 (12.20%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Software AG
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
8 4 (9.76%) Intel
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.32%) Sun
9 3 (7.32%) Nokia
9 3 (7.32%) Veritas
9 3 (7.32%) Lotus
9 3 (7.32%) PlateSpin
10 2 (4.88%) Opsware
10 2 (4.88%) HP
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