The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.12% 7.07% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 46.77% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate £306 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.14% 15.12% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 9
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Nottinghamshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Nottinghamshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -25 13 £306 -4.29% 6
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) LAN
3 22 (48.89%) WAN
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (46.67%) Juniper
4 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 18 (40.00%) CCNP
5 18 (40.00%) ITIL
6 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
7 15 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (31.11%) Citrix
9 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 13 (28.89%) F5
10 12 (26.67%) Network Security
10 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
11 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) CCSE
12 10 (22.22%) CCSA
12 10 (22.22%) TACACS
12 10 (22.22%) Nokia
13 8 (17.78%) CCNA
13 8 (17.78%) VPN
13 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
13 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
14 7 (15.56%) VMware
14 7 (15.56%) SCCM
14 7 (15.56%) Project Management
14 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
14 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) LAN
2 22 (48.89%) WAN
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (26.67%) Network Security
5 10 (22.22%) TACACS
6 8 (17.78%) VPN
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (8.89%) Wireless
10 3 (6.67%) DHCP
10 3 (6.67%) DNS
10 3 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (6.67%) SAN
10 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.44%) BGP
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (4.44%) DMZ
11 2 (4.44%) LDAP
11 2 (4.44%) SMTP
11 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) IT Support
5 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Information Officer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) People Management
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (2.22%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (2.22%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) CCSA
3 10 (22.22%) CCSE
4 8 (17.78%) CCNA
5 6 (13.33%) CISSP
6 5 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 21 (46.67%) Juniper
3 14 (31.11%) Citrix
4 13 (28.89%) F5
5 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 10 (22.22%) Nokia
7 7 (15.56%) VMware
8 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) Apple
10 1 (2.22%) Aruba
10 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.22%) Radware
10 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.22%) Splunk
10 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
10 1 (2.22%) Tufin