Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 57 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.19% 5.35% 5.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 38.26% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 49
Median daily rate £450 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +17.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £361 £312
90th Percentile £515 £550 £532
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £53.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.76% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £66.00 £53.33
% change year-on-year - +23.76% -

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 56 149 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.18% 13.99% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 114
Median daily rate £410 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +11.71% +3.41%
10th Percentile £240 £300 £258
90th Percentile £538 £559 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £451 £425
% change year-on-year -16.85% +6.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.62 £53.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.58% -57.58% +244.06%
10th Percentile £14.41 £14.61 £11.51
90th Percentile £43.50 £52.13 £55.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.24 £46.00
% change year-on-year -32.09% -40.78% +187.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Firewall in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Firewall in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 9 (42.86%) WAN
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) Azure
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 3 (14.29%) Presales
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (14.29%) VXLAN
7 3 (14.29%) Due Diligence

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Stack
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (14.29%) VXLAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.76%) FCAPS
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Due Diligence
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Service Design
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCIE
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) GIAC
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CEH
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CLAS
4 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.76%) SANS
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) NIST
1 1 (4.76%) NIST 800
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 5 (23.81%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
7 2 (9.52%) Mitel
8 1 (4.76%) Aruba
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds