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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.81% 1.08% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.38% 8.00% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£324 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
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
65 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.60% 13.48% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 31
Average daily rate £347 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £125 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Nottingham +6 20 £400 - 3
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) LAN
3 20 (41.67%) WAN
3 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 15 (31.25%) CCNP
7 14 (29.17%) VPN
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) CCNA
9 12 (25.00%) F5
10 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle
12 9 (18.75%) Juniper
12 9 (18.75%) SAN
12 9 (18.75%) VMware
12 9 (18.75%) Clustering
12 9 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (18.75%) VLAN
13 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
13 8 (16.67%) FCoE
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.67%) ITIL
14 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
14 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
14 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
15 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (12.50%) JSON
15 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 6 (12.50%) Retail

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.25%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) LAN
2 20 (41.67%) WAN
2 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (29.17%) VPN
4 9 (18.75%) SAN
4 9 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (18.75%) VLAN
5 8 (16.67%) FCoE
6 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
7 6 (12.50%) DMZ
7 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) HTTP
8 5 (10.42%) DNS
8 5 (10.42%) Wireless
8 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
9 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 4 (8.33%) IPsec
10 3 (6.25%) TACACS
10 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Architect
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Voice Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) JSON
1 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (12.50%) REST
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
1 6 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (12.50%) WSDL
1 6 (12.50%) JMS
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
1 6 (12.50%) XML
1 6 (12.50%) XSD
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) WAP
3 3 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.33%) SUSE
5 3 (6.25%) AIX
5 3 (6.25%) HPUX
5 3 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) MVS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) SOA
4 5 (10.42%) Network Management
4 5 (10.42%) Network Design
5 4 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) PDM
8 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) Korn
3 3 (6.25%) C-shell
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.08%) REXX
4 1 (2.08%) JCL
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCIE
6 3 (6.25%) CCSA
6 3 (6.25%) CCSE
6 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Samba
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) WMI
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (25.00%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle
5 9 (18.75%) Juniper
5 9 (18.75%) VMware
6 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Software AG
7 6 (12.50%) Citrix
7 6 (12.50%) SAP
8 5 (10.42%) Intel
9 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.33%) HP
10 3 (6.25%) Sun
10 3 (6.25%) Nokia
10 3 (6.25%) Veritas
10 3 (6.25%) Lotus
10 3 (6.25%) PlateSpin
11 2 (4.17%) Aastra