Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 33
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 69 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.68% 3.56% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.07% 26.09% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £444 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £328 £346 £351
90th Percentile £488 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +9.38% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 168 230 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.39% 13.64% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 117 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £378 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £220
90th Percentile £484 £538 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.12 £18.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +39.63% -15.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%

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 September 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 19 September 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 34 (49.28%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) LAN
2 25 (36.23%) TCP/IP
2 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
3 23 (33.33%) WAN
3 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 23 (33.33%) Juniper
4 22 (31.88%) F5
5 21 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (28.99%) Cisco ISE
7 18 (26.09%) VMware
7 18 (26.09%) SAN
7 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 17 (24.64%) NetApp
9 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
10 15 (21.74%) Linux
10 15 (21.74%) Blue Coat
10 15 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.29%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) BGP
12 13 (18.84%) CCNP
12 13 (18.84%) Red Hat
12 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
13 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
13 12 (17.39%) McAfee
14 11 (15.94%) IPsec
14 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint

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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
3 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.25%) IaaS
3 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
3 5 (7.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) LAN
1 25 (36.23%) TCP/IP
2 23 (33.33%) WAN
3 21 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (28.99%) Cisco ISE
5 18 (26.09%) SAN
6 15 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (20.29%) BGP
8 11 (15.94%) BIG-IP
8 11 (15.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (15.94%) IPsec
9 9 (13.04%) NAS
10 8 (11.59%) SSL
11 7 (10.14%) Internet
11 7 (10.14%) Telepresence
11 7 (10.14%) Wireless
12 6 (8.70%) Network Security
12 6 (8.70%) VPN
13 5 (7.25%) OSPF
13 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.70%) NuoDB
2 6 (8.70%) Redis
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.04%) Law
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Architect
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Network Support
6 5 (7.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) CSS
2 6 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.90%) Node.js
3 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.25%) Unix
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL V3
3 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.04%) DevOps
4 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (11.59%) Change Management
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) Network Management
7 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Network Design
8 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (5.80%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) C
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) CCNP
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) CCIP
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 2 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) MCSA
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) SSCP
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) CCSE
7 1 (1.45%) CEH
7 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 8 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Kibana
4 1 (1.45%) logstash
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Cisco
2 23 (33.33%) Juniper
3 22 (31.88%) F5
4 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.09%) VMware
5 17 (24.64%) NetApp
6 15 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 13 (18.84%) Red Hat
8 12 (17.39%) McAfee
9 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
9 11 (15.94%) Palo Alto
10 9 (13.04%) Sony
11 8 (11.59%) HP
12 7 (10.14%) Aruba
12 7 (10.14%) Citrix
13 6 (8.70%) IBM
14 2 (2.90%) Brocade
14 2 (2.90%) EMC
14 2 (2.90%) Infoblox
14 2 (2.90%) Riverbed