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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.13% 2.49% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 21.31% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£433 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £258 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £399 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.48% -25.76%
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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 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.89% 11.69% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 16
Average daily rate £428 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
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 £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 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 30 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 (70.83%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 14 (58.33%) CCNA
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (54.17%) SAN
4 13 (54.17%) CCNP
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
5 12 (50.00%) HP
5 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (50.00%) Wireless
6 11 (45.83%) Nortel
6 11 (45.83%) CCIE
6 11 (45.83%) NAS
6 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (45.83%) Change Control
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
6 11 (45.83%) ProxySG
6 11 (45.83%) Nortel Contivity
7 10 (41.67%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) Retail
10 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 3 (12.50%) WAN
11 3 (12.50%) HTTP
11 3 (12.50%) Windows XP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) Wireless
3 11 (45.83%) Nortel Contivity
3 11 (45.83%) NAS
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.33%) DMZ
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Gradle
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSD
2 2 (8.33%) JMS
2 2 (8.33%) WSDL
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCNA
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) CCIE
4 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) CISSP
6 1 (4.17%) CISM
6 1 (4.17%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.17%) ISSEP
6 1 (4.17%) ISSMP
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) ProxySG
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (50.00%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) Nortel
4 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Software AG
5 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) webMethods
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
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