Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -37 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 50 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.85% 5.79% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.52% 31.76% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 37
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +29.77%
10th Percentile £306 £350 £303
90th Percentile £556 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £419 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.94% +9.09% +17.86%
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 222 233 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.67% 18.23% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 128 146
Milton Keynes median daily rate £416 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £193 £227 £256
90th Percentile £543 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 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 £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (36.00%) Cisco
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (22.00%) HP
6 11 (22.00%) SAN
6 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (20.00%) Finance
7 10 (20.00%) VMware
8 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.00%) DHCP
9 8 (16.00%) DNS
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.00%) Network Security
9 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.00%) Ansible
10 7 (14.00%) F5
10 7 (14.00%) Office 365
10 7 (14.00%) Network Design
10 7 (14.00%) Information Security
10 7 (14.00%) LAN
10 7 (14.00%) Windows
11 6 (12.00%) SAP

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 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.00%) Confluence
4 5 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (8.00%) Apache
6 3 (6.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.00%) Office 365
4 5 (10.00%) IaaS
4 5 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 5 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) Network Security
3 7 (14.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) BGP
5 4 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (8.00%) OSPF
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (6.00%) NAS
6 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.00%) VLAN
6 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.00%) NuoDB
2 5 (10.00%) Redis
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Spanish Language
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Support
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.00%) WAP
3 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) AS400
2 4 (8.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) DevOps
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Information Security
3 7 (14.00%) Network Design
4 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) Security Patching
6 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.00%) High Availability
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CISSP
3 3 (6.00%) CLAS
3 3 (6.00%) GIAC
3 3 (6.00%) MCITP
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) SANS
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.00%) AS 2805
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Ansible
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.00%) MOM
6 1 (2.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
3 11 (22.00%) HP
4 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
5 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.00%) F5
7 6 (12.00%) IBM
7 6 (12.00%) NetApp
7 6 (12.00%) SAP
8 5 (10.00%) Sourcefire
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix
9 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.00%) Juniper
9 4 (8.00%) Qualys
10 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.00%) Splunk
10 3 (6.00%) StorageTek
10 3 (6.00%) Sun