Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 25 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +32 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 82 85 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.14% 6.14% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.89% 28.81% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £549 £538 £498
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 - -

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 235 295 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.72% 21.30% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 193 100
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £406 £410
% change year-on-year +4.68% -0.98% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £26.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.36% +67.19% -31.18%
10th Percentile £11.91 £18.03 £12.84
90th Percentile £60.00 £36.48 £18.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +71.96% +67.19% +17.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 2018, 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 40 (48.78%) Cisco
2 30 (36.59%) Red Hat
2 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 29 (35.37%) Linux
4 28 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (32.93%) ITIL
6 26 (31.71%) DevOps
7 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.05%) IBM
8 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
9 22 (26.83%) JIRA
9 22 (26.83%) Selenium
9 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
9 22 (26.83%) OpenShift
9 22 (26.83%) IaaS
9 22 (26.83%) OpenStack
9 22 (26.83%) Jenkins
9 22 (26.83%) NuoDB
9 22 (26.83%) PaaS
9 22 (26.83%) Confluence
9 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
9 22 (26.83%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (26.83%) Redis
9 22 (26.83%) Windows
9 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
11 19 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (23.17%) ITIL V3
11 19 (23.17%) Change Management
12 18 (21.95%) Microsoft

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 (26.83%) Confluence
1 22 (26.83%) OpenStack
2 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Documentum
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (26.83%) IaaS
2 22 (26.83%) OpenShift
2 22 (26.83%) PaaS
3 12 (14.63%) Office 365
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (19.51%) Wireless
3 14 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco ISE
4 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.85%) WAN
5 11 (13.41%) BGP
5 11 (13.41%) BIG-IP
5 11 (13.41%) ICMP
5 11 (13.41%) IPsec
5 11 (13.41%) LAN
5 11 (13.41%) OSPF
6 10 (12.20%) SAN
7 9 (10.98%) Internet
7 9 (10.98%) VPN
8 7 (8.54%) DNS
9 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (3.66%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
1 22 (26.83%) NuoDB
1 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (26.83%) Redis
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
1 22 (26.83%) Jenkins
1 22 (26.83%) JIRA
1 22 (26.83%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 7 (8.54%) International Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Architect
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Network Team Leader
5 8 (9.76%) Team Leader
5 8 (9.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.32%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.66%) WAP
3 2 (2.44%) EJB
3 2 (2.44%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.37%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.88%) Unix
8 3 (3.66%) Solaris
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) DevOps
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
5 19 (23.17%) Change Management
5 19 (23.17%) ITIL V3
6 15 (18.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.85%) Network Virtualisation
7 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (15.85%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (13.41%) Service Management
10 9 (10.98%) ITSM
10 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
13 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
14 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
14 5 (6.10%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C#
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (21.95%) DV Cleared
4 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (15.85%) CCNP
6 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.76%) CCNA
7 8 (9.76%) MCSA
7 8 (9.76%) MCSE
8 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.66%) CCSP
9 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.66%) MCITP
10 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.22%) CISSP
11 1 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.10%) XenApp
6 3 (3.66%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.66%) UAG
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) OVSD
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.22%) Control-M
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Cisco
2 30 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 23 (28.05%) IBM
4 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) F5
6 16 (19.51%) HP
6 16 (19.51%) VMware
7 13 (15.85%) Palo Alto
8 12 (14.63%) Blue Coat
9 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
9 9 (10.98%) NetApp
10 8 (9.76%) Juniper
10 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
11 5 (6.10%) McAfee
12 4 (4.88%) Brocade
12 4 (4.88%) Forcepoint
12 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.88%) Qualys
13 3 (3.66%) Tufin