Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 25 59
Rank change year-on-year -39 +34 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 54 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.27% 6.10% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 30.58% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £456 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £301 £324 £285
90th Percentile £557 £538 £533
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.24% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £16.68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.68

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 240 242 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.54% 19.93% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 151 121
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £230 £281 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.75 £14.21
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.13 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%

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 21 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (38.89%) DevOps
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
6 18 (33.33%) IBM
6 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 17 (31.48%) OpenStack
8 16 (29.63%) IaaS
8 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 16 (29.63%) NuoDB
8 16 (29.63%) Confluence
8 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
8 16 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (29.63%) Redis
8 16 (29.63%) OpenShift
8 16 (29.63%) Selenium
8 16 (29.63%) JIRA
8 16 (29.63%) PaaS
8 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 16 (29.63%) Cisco
8 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
11 9 (16.67%) Banking
11 9 (16.67%) Citrix
11 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (14.81%) Active Directory

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 17 (31.48%) OpenStack
2 16 (29.63%) Confluence
3 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 5 (9.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.56%) Apache
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (29.63%) IaaS
2 16 (29.63%) OpenShift
2 16 (29.63%) PaaS
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (12.96%) Office 365
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LAN
1 7 (12.96%) Network Security
1 7 (12.96%) SAN
2 6 (11.11%) WAN
3 5 (9.26%) MPLS
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (7.41%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) BGP
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.56%) OSPF
5 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
1 16 (29.63%) NuoDB
1 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (29.63%) Redis
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
1 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
1 16 (29.63%) JIRA
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.67%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) International Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.56%) WAP
3 1 (1.85%) Java EE
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) AS400
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
5 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) DevOps
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Information Security
7 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.41%) Network Design
9 4 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
9 4 (7.41%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.26%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) CCSP
5 4 (7.41%) MCITP
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.56%) CISSP
6 3 (5.56%) CLAS
6 3 (5.56%) GIAC
6 3 (5.56%) SANS
7 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.70%) CCIE
7 2 (3.70%) CCNP
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) Control-M
5 1 (1.85%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.85%) MOM
5 1 (1.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 18 (33.33%) IBM
3 16 (29.63%) Cisco
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (16.67%) Citrix
7 8 (14.81%) HP
7 8 (14.81%) VMware
8 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.11%) F5
8 6 (11.11%) SAP
9 5 (9.26%) Brocade
9 5 (9.26%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.26%) Sourcefire
10 4 (7.41%) NetApp
10 4 (7.41%) Qualys
11 3 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
11 3 (5.56%) Splunk
11 3 (5.56%) Tufin