The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 59 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 2.08% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.79% 20.36% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 19
Median daily rate £306 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -19.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.68% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £13.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £13.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.44% -23.63%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 167 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.95% 10.23% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 103 81
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottinghamshire +25 19 £375 -16.66% 5
Northamptonshire -2 8 £300 -4.00% 2
Derbyshire -10 5 £288 -10.15% 4
Leicestershire -6 4 £274 +9.50% 7
Lincolnshire - 3 £160 - 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 56 (60.22%) Cisco
2 44 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (33.33%) CCNA
4 30 (32.26%) ITIL
5 29 (31.18%) CCNP
6 28 (30.11%) Windows
6 28 (30.11%) VMware
7 26 (27.96%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (24.73%) LAN
8 23 (24.73%) Juniper
9 19 (20.43%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 18 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (18.28%) WAN
11 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (17.20%) IP Telephony
13 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
14 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (15.05%) F5
14 14 (15.05%) Meraki
14 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
15 13 (13.98%) VLAN
15 13 (13.98%) Cisco IPT
15 13 (13.98%) Wireless
15 13 (13.98%) DNS
15 13 (13.98%) Linux
15 13 (13.98%) Unix
15 13 (13.98%) Java

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (7.53%) IIS
1 7 (7.53%) JBoss
2 6 (6.45%) iPlanet
2 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.23%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.96%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (24.73%) LAN
3 19 (20.43%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (18.28%) WAN
6 16 (17.20%) IP Telephony
7 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 13 (13.98%) Cisco IPT
8 13 (13.98%) DNS
8 13 (13.98%) VLAN
8 13 (13.98%) Wireless
9 12 (12.90%) SAN
10 11 (11.83%) MPLS
11 8 (8.60%) DHCP
12 7 (7.53%) Network Security
13 6 (6.45%) BIG-IP
13 6 (6.45%) VPN
14 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (5.38%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (5.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) DB2
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Local Government
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Network Support
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Voice Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Voice Network Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Database Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) J2EE
2 5 (5.38%) JSP
2 5 (5.38%) Web Services
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.15%) Handset
6 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.98%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) Unix
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.45%) AIX
6 6 (6.45%) Solaris
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Gentoo
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Project Management
3 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.60%) Network Management
5 7 (7.53%) Fault Management
5 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.53%) Service Design
6 6 (6.45%) Migration
6 6 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.38%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.30%) QMS
8 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) Java
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) Python
4 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (33.33%) CCNA
3 29 (31.18%) CCNP
4 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.83%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.38%) DBS Check
8 4 (4.30%) CCSE
9 3 (3.23%) CCDP
10 2 (2.15%) CCIE
10 2 (2.15%) CCSA
10 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.08%) CISSP
11 1 (1.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) HND
11 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.08%) MCP
11 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) XenApp
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.15%) vCloud
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.08%) KVM
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.30%) SCCM
4 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.15%) OpenView
5 2 (2.15%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.08%) OVSD
6 1 (1.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 56 (60.22%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) VMware
3 23 (24.73%) Juniper
4 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
4 14 (15.05%) F5
4 14 (15.05%) Meraki
5 13 (13.98%) Oracle
6 11 (11.83%) HP
7 9 (9.68%) Citrix
8 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.53%) Computacenter
10 6 (6.45%) BEA
10 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.45%) NetApp
10 6 (6.45%) Sun
11 5 (5.38%) EMC
11 5 (5.38%) Intel
11 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.38%) Symantec
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