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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.03% 3.33% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 25.93% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Median daily rate £360 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £356 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
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
60 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.35% 12.83% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 24
Median daily rate £473 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £461 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
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 August 2016.

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 August 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 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Software AG
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) webMethods
3 2 (20.00%) Terracotta
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) OWASP
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) OWASP
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) CISMP
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EnCase
1 1 (10.00%) FTK
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (20.00%) Software AG
1 2 (20.00%) Terracotta
1 2 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec