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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.59% 2.56% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 25.00% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £327 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -12.08%
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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
51 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.01% 10.26% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 32
Average daily rate £340 £125 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -64.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) LAN
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (41.46%) CCNA
3 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
3 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (39.02%) WAN
4 16 (39.02%) CCNP
5 13 (31.71%) VPN
5 13 (31.71%) Blue Coat
6 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
7 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (21.95%) Wireless
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) Juniper
7 9 (21.95%) SAN
7 9 (21.95%) F5
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) HP
9 7 (17.07%) VLAN
10 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (12.20%) FCoE
11 5 (12.20%) Open Source
11 5 (12.20%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) Change Control

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) LAN
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (39.02%) WAN
4 13 (31.71%) VPN
5 9 (21.95%) SAN
5 9 (21.95%) Wireless
5 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (17.07%) VLAN
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.20%) NAS
8 5 (12.20%) FCoE
8 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
8 5 (12.20%) Nortel Contivity
8 5 (12.20%) DMZ
8 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
8 5 (12.20%) HTTP
9 4 (9.76%) Network Security
9 4 (9.76%) IPsec
10 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
10 3 (7.32%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Support
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
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%) JMS
1 5 (12.20%) WAP
1 5 (12.20%) WSDL
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
1 5 (12.20%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (12.20%) JSON
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (12.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
1 5 (12.20%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) SUSE
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) SOA
3 5 (12.20%) Network Management
3 5 (12.20%) Change Control
4 4 (9.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNA
3 16 (39.02%) CCNP
4 5 (12.20%) CCIE
5 3 (7.32%) CCSA
5 3 (7.32%) CCSE
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (12.20%) ProxySG
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) WMI
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
1 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
3 13 (31.71%) Blue Coat
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 9 (21.95%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 6 (14.63%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) Software AG
7 5 (12.20%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Nortel
8 4 (9.76%) Intel
9 3 (7.32%) Nokia
10 2 (4.88%) Lotus
10 2 (4.88%) Aastra
11 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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