Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.88% 4.09% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 22.00% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 13
Derbyshire median daily rate £320 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.69% -11.86%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £250
90th Percentile £368 £503 £535
East Midlands median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.43% - -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% -38.89% +28.57%
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +29.63%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 100 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 17.63% 18.59% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 43
Derbyshire median daily rate £328 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% -6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £115 £200 £102
90th Percentile £427 £500 £516
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £9.13 £15.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.62% -42.79% +4.59%
10th Percentile £13.58 £8.69 £7.44
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.40 £117.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Derbyshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Derbyshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Derbyshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -13 14 £320 -8.57% 4
Chesterfield +1 1 £275 +4.76%
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (37.50%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) iPlanet
6 5 (31.25%) Sun
6 5 (31.25%) JBoss
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) HPUX
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) SUSE
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) High Availability
8 3 (18.75%) KVM
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) iPlanet
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) ATM
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) RIP
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) VMS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) SABSA
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) C-shell
1 2 (12.50%) Korn
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (12.50%) Samba
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Sun
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Borland
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Opsware
6 2 (12.50%) PlateSpin
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.25%) Intel
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed