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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.06% 5.34% 5.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 29.73% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Median daily rate £300 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £538 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +3.05% +43.95%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 37 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 12.72% 17.96% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 24
Median daily rate £313 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £259 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -68.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -24 2 £306 -41.66% 2
Chesterfield -4 1 £275 +4.76% 1
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) FCoE

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) RIP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
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