Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 19 January 2019 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 65 25
Rank change year-on-year +34 -40 +35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 72 55 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.20% 3.24% 6.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.13% 22.45% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 49
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +14.06% -
10th Percentile £363 £301 £327
90th Percentile £500 £557 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £446 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £50.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.50 - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 184 245 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.83% 14.45% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 130 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £235 £276
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £27.24 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.37% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.59 £15.90 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £60.00 £29.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.68 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.36% +11.76% +5.43%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Firewall in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.78%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
4 35 (48.61%) VMware
5 30 (41.67%) Office 365
6 29 (40.28%) WAN
7 28 (38.89%) Cisco
8 27 (37.50%) LAN
8 27 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
10 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 22 (30.56%) MS Exchange
12 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
13 20 (27.78%) SAN
13 20 (27.78%) NetApp
14 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
15 17 (23.61%) ITIL
16 16 (22.22%) McAfee
17 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
17 15 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
18 14 (19.44%) F5
18 14 (19.44%) NAS
18 14 (19.44%) vSphere
18 14 (19.44%) Citrix
18 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (19.44%) CCNP
18 14 (19.44%) Law
18 14 (19.44%) Sony

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 22 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 10 (13.89%) Confluence
4 9 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.94%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.67%) Office 365
2 13 (18.06%) IaaS
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (15.28%) OneDrive
4 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (13.89%) PaaS
5 9 (12.50%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.17%) Akamai
7 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) WAN
2 27 (37.50%) LAN
3 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
4 20 (27.78%) SAN
5 14 (19.44%) NAS
6 12 (16.67%) Skype
7 11 (15.28%) BGP
7 11 (15.28%) BIG-IP
7 11 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (15.28%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (15.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (15.28%) IPsec
8 9 (12.50%) Internet
8 9 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 7 (9.72%) SSL
9 7 (9.72%) Telepresence
10 6 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.94%) Wireless
12 4 (5.56%) DNS
12 4 (5.56%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) Power BI
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.89%) NuoDB
2 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (13.89%) Redis
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
1 10 (13.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 14 (19.44%) Law
2 5 (6.94%) Publishing
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Network Support
7 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) COM
4 1 (1.39%) EJB
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) BYOD
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 12 (16.67%) Migration
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.28%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (13.89%) Change Management
5 10 (13.89%) DevOps
5 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.11%) Network Management
8 7 (9.72%) Service Management
9 6 (8.33%) ITSM
10 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.94%) IT Strategy
10 5 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
11 4 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) C
3 3 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.44%) CCNP
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
5 12 (16.67%) CCNA
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.56%) CCIP
8 3 (4.17%) MCSA
9 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
4 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.78%) UAG
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (12.50%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) VMware
3 28 (38.89%) Cisco
4 20 (27.78%) NetApp
5 16 (22.22%) McAfee
6 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 14 (19.44%) Citrix
7 14 (19.44%) F5
7 14 (19.44%) Sony
8 13 (18.06%) Blue Coat
9 12 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 11 (15.28%) Juniper
11 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 9 (12.50%) IBM
12 7 (9.72%) Aruba
13 2 (2.78%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (2.78%) Dell
13 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.78%) Remedy
14 1 (1.39%) Computacenter