The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.96% 3.21% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.08% 15.91% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£208 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.63% 20.18% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 5
Average daily rate £338 £290 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Firewall
East Midlands

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
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 22 July 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 +6 9 £270 -6.89% 1
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Dell
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Retail
9 3 (17.65%) VLAN
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 3 (17.65%) PaaS
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 3 (17.65%) Blackberry

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) DMZ
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Broadband
5 1 (5.88%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) WSDL
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.88%) EDIFACT
3 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
4 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (11.76%) Intel
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Software AG
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) EMC