Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 73 33
Rank change year-on-year +40 -40 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 81 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.10% 2.77% 5.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.55% 24.26% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 45
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £350
90th Percentile £489 £544 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £446 £419 £450
% change year-on-year +6.57% -6.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 186 202 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.01% 11.43% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £182 £220
90th Percentile £490 £537 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £12.69 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.07 £60.00 £21.43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +34.48% -9.38%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 (49.38%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
3 35 (43.21%) VMware
4 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
5 33 (40.74%) LAN
6 32 (39.51%) WAN
6 32 (39.51%) Cisco
7 31 (38.27%) Office 365
8 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
8 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
9 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 23 (28.40%) ITIL
10 23 (28.40%) SAN
11 22 (27.16%) NetApp
11 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
12 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
12 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 18 (22.22%) Linux
13 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (20.99%) McAfee
14 17 (20.99%) F5
15 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
16 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (18.52%) Juniper
16 15 (18.52%) CCNP
16 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
16 15 (18.52%) Blue Coat
17 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
17 14 (17.28%) NAS

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 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 10 (12.35%) Confluence
4 9 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 7 (8.64%) IIS
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) Office 365
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.81%) IaaS
4 11 (13.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (13.58%) OneDrive
5 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (11.11%) OpenShift
6 9 (11.11%) PaaS
7 3 (3.70%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.74%) LAN
2 32 (39.51%) WAN
3 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
4 23 (28.40%) SAN
5 14 (17.28%) BGP
5 14 (17.28%) NAS
6 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (14.81%) Skype
8 11 (13.58%) BIG-IP
8 11 (13.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (13.58%) IPsec
9 8 (9.88%) Internet
10 7 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (8.64%) Network Security
10 7 (8.64%) SSL
10 7 (8.64%) Telepresence
10 7 (8.64%) Wireless
11 6 (7.41%) DNS
11 6 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (13.58%) Power BI
2 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.35%) NuoDB
2 10 (12.35%) Redis
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
1 10 (12.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.28%) Law
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (19.75%) Project Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Network Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Network Support
7 5 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.70%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (8.64%) CSS
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.23%) EJB
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.22%) Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Unix
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
4 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 13 (16.05%) Migration
5 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.58%) Change Management
5 11 (13.58%) DevOps
5 11 (13.58%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (11.11%) Service Management
7 8 (9.88%) ITSM
8 7 (8.64%) Network Management
9 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.94%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) C
2 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) VBScript
3 2 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.52%) CCNP
3 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
5 11 (13.58%) CCNA
6 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.94%) CCIP
7 4 (4.94%) MCSA
8 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) CCIE
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) CEH
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) GCIH
9 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) vSphere
4 9 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.47%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.47%) UAG
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (6.17%) SCCM
4 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.47%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (43.21%) VMware
3 32 (39.51%) Cisco
4 22 (27.16%) NetApp
5 17 (20.99%) F5
5 17 (20.99%) McAfee
6 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
7 15 (18.52%) Blue Coat
7 15 (18.52%) Juniper
8 14 (17.28%) Citrix
8 14 (17.28%) Sony
9 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
9 11 (13.58%) Palo Alto
10 10 (12.35%) IBM
11 7 (8.64%) Aruba
12 6 (7.41%) HP
13 3 (3.70%) EMC
14 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.47%) Forcepoint
14 2 (2.47%) Remedy