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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.18% 3.68% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.93% 17.28% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
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£270 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 81 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.19% 21.32% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 47 4
Average daily rate £338 £290 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 July 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Retail

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) WSDL
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) EDIFACT
3 1 (7.69%) EDI
3 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (15.38%) Intel
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Software AG
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) EMC