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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.53% 2.08% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.19% 16.67% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
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£433 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £269 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £408 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.15 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.47% -22.50%
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
53 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.70% 12.46% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 22
Average daily rate £428 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 +16 15 £433 +44.16% 4
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
3 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (44.83%) SAN
4 13 (44.83%) CCNP
4 13 (44.83%) ITIL
5 12 (41.38%) HP
5 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
5 12 (41.38%) Wireless
6 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
6 11 (37.93%) ProxySG
6 11 (37.93%) Nortel Contivity
6 11 (37.93%) NAS
6 11 (37.93%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (37.93%) Nortel
6 11 (37.93%) CCIE
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (37.93%) Change Control
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Retail

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) Wireless
3 11 (37.93%) Nortel Contivity
3 11 (37.93%) NAS
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
7 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.90%) VLAN
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.90%) DMZ
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Gradle
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) WSDL
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) XSD
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 11 (37.93%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CCNA
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) CCIE
4 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.45%) ISSEP
6 1 (3.45%) ISSMP
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) ProxySG
1 11 (37.93%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) HP
3 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
4 11 (37.93%) Nortel
5 3 (10.34%) Software AG
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) webMethods
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
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