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 24 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 58 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.93% 2.54% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.86% 21.31% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 30
Median daily rate £413 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +34.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £603 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 172 183 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.43% 11.91% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 118 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.75 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -39.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £65.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 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
Northamptonshire +2 10 £475 +31.03% 5
Leicestershire -9 8 £350 -2.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 7 £400 -31.62% 1
Derbyshire -23 2 £306 -41.66% 4
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 39 (55.71%) Cisco
2 29 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 22 (31.43%) ITIL
5 19 (27.14%) CCNA
5 19 (27.14%) VMware
6 18 (25.71%) LAN
7 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
7 17 (24.29%) Juniper
7 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (21.43%) CCNP
8 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 13 (18.57%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (18.57%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
10 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (17.14%) WAN
11 11 (15.71%) HP
11 11 (15.71%) SAN
11 11 (15.71%) Meraki
12 10 (14.29%) Wireless
12 10 (14.29%) IP Telephony
13 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
13 9 (12.86%) Cisco IPT
13 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.86%) MPLS
14 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
14 8 (11.43%) SLA
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft

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 6 (8.57%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.43%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) IaaS
3 5 (7.14%) SaaS
4 4 (5.71%) Office 365
4 4 (5.71%) PaaS
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) LAN
2 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.57%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (17.14%) WAN
6 11 (15.71%) SAN
7 10 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 10 (14.29%) Wireless
8 9 (12.86%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (12.86%) MPLS
9 8 (11.43%) DNS
9 8 (11.43%) VLAN
10 7 (10.00%) BGP
10 7 (10.00%) DHCP
11 5 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.14%) VPN
12 4 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (5.71%) OSPF
12 4 (5.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Voice Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Network Support
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Database Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) J2EE
1 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) JSP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
1 13 (18.57%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Linux
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.86%) AIX
8 2 (2.86%) Android
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.00%) DevOps
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.00%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.00%) Service Design
3 7 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.57%) Fault Management
4 6 (8.57%) Information Security
4 6 (8.57%) ITSM
4 6 (8.57%) Network Management
4 6 (8.57%) Service Management
5 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (7.14%) Microservices
5 5 (7.14%) Network Design
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.14%) CCNA
3 15 (21.43%) CCNP
4 8 (11.43%) JNCIA
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) DBS Check
6 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) CISSP
8 3 (4.29%) MCSE
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.86%) CCDP
9 2 (2.86%) CISM
10 1 (1.43%) CCSA
10 1 (1.43%) CCSE
10 1 (1.43%) Degree
10 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) HND
10 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Docker
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.43%) KVM
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.43%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.71%) OVSD
3 4 (5.71%) Puppet
3 4 (5.71%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) VMware
3 17 (24.29%) Juniper
4 11 (15.71%) HP
4 11 (15.71%) Meraki
5 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.00%) NetApp
6 7 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix
7 6 (8.57%) Computacenter
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle
7 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.71%) F5
8 4 (5.71%) Sophos
9 3 (4.29%) Aruba
9 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.29%) Dell
9 3 (4.29%) Intel
9 3 (4.29%) LANDesk
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