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 3 months to 26 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 40 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.33% 3.36% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.37% 20.00% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 18
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £400 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +53.26%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 110 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.77% 16.79% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -43.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 52 (65.00%) Cisco
2 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 36 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (41.25%) CCNP
5 32 (40.00%) Windows
5 32 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 30 (37.50%) WAN
7 27 (33.75%) LAN
7 27 (33.75%) ITIL
7 27 (33.75%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (32.50%) Juniper
9 25 (31.25%) F5
10 20 (25.00%) VMware
11 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (22.50%) HP
13 17 (21.25%) DNS
13 17 (21.25%) DV Cleared
13 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
14 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
14 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 15 (18.75%) SAN
15 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
15 14 (17.50%) Citrix
15 14 (17.50%) Wireless
15 14 (17.50%) Blue Coat
15 14 (17.50%) DevOps
16 13 (16.25%) Network Design
16 13 (16.25%) DHCP
17 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange

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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 12 (15.00%) IIS
1 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.50%) WAN
2 27 (33.75%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (33.75%) LAN
3 17 (21.25%) DNS
4 15 (18.75%) SAN
4 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 14 (17.50%) Wireless
6 13 (16.25%) DHCP
7 12 (15.00%) BGP
8 10 (12.50%) Internet
8 10 (12.50%) VPN
9 9 (11.25%) ICMP
10 8 (10.00%) Network Security
11 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.25%) MPLS
12 5 (6.25%) NAS
12 5 (6.25%) TACACS
12 5 (6.25%) VoIP
13 3 (3.75%) ADSL
13 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Architect
2 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Network Architect
3 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
4 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.75%) Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
1 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.75%) BYOD
4 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) e-Health
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.00%) Unix
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.50%) Linux
7 4 (5.00%) Solaris
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) DevOps
3 13 (16.25%) Network Design
4 10 (12.50%) Change Management
5 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.25%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.50%) ITSM
8 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.50%) Service Management
8 6 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.75%) VBScript
3 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (41.25%) CCNP
4 32 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (21.25%) DV Cleared
6 10 (12.50%) CCNA
6 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (7.50%) MCSA
9 5 (6.25%) CCSA
9 5 (6.25%) CCSE
10 4 (5.00%) MCSE
11 3 (3.75%) CCIE
11 3 (3.75%) CEH
11 3 (3.75%) CREST Certified
11 3 (3.75%) MCITP
11 3 (3.75%) OSCP
12 1 (1.25%) CCIE Data Center
12 1 (1.25%) HP ASE
12 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) GPG13
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 5 (6.25%) UAG
6 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.25%) XenApp
7 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Ansible
1 6 (7.50%) OVSD
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.25%) SCCM
3 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.50%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.25%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Cisco
2 26 (32.50%) Juniper
3 25 (31.25%) F5
4 20 (25.00%) VMware
5 18 (22.50%) HP
6 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.50%) Blue Coat
7 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
7 14 (17.50%) Citrix
8 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.50%) Forcepoint
9 6 (7.50%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.50%) NetApp
10 5 (6.25%) Nokia
10 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.00%) Remedy
11 4 (5.00%) StorageTek
11 4 (5.00%) Sun
12 3 (3.75%) Avaya
12 3 (3.75%) McAfee
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