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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.64% 7.41% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 50.98% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Average daily rate £300 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
42 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.25% 14.53% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 8
Average daily rate £313 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (47.37%) LAN
5 17 (44.74%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) WAN
6 16 (42.11%) CCNP
7 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
8 14 (36.84%) Citrix
8 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (34.21%) F5
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) Network Security
11 10 (26.32%) CCSA
11 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
11 10 (26.32%) CCSE
11 10 (26.32%) TACACS
11 10 (26.32%) Nokia
12 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
13 7 (18.42%) CCNA
13 7 (18.42%) VPN
13 7 (18.42%) VMware
13 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (15.79%) Project Management
14 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
14 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
15 5 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (13.16%) Patch Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) LAN
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (28.95%) Network Security
5 10 (26.32%) TACACS
6 7 (18.42%) VPN
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) DNS
8 3 (7.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (7.89%) SAN
9 2 (5.26%) BGP
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.26%) DMZ
9 2 (5.26%) LDAP
9 2 (5.26%) SMTP
9 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Network Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Information Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
3 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
3 5 (13.16%) Patch Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.16%) Security Patching
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) CCSA
3 10 (26.32%) CCSE
4 7 (18.42%) CCNA
5 5 (13.16%) CISSP
5 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (36.84%) Citrix
5 13 (34.21%) F5
6 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
6 10 (26.32%) Nokia
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Apple