Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 45 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 79 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.09% 4.71% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.07% 27.41% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 30
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £316 £315 £301
90th Percentile £527 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
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 161 259 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.37% 17.18% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 147 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £407 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -5.35% +7.50%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £263
90th Percentile £507 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.06% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.31% +33.33% -40.55%
10th Percentile £14.31 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.16 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 46 (58.23%) Cisco
2 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.44%) ITIL
4 24 (30.38%) Windows
5 23 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (29.11%) DV Cleared
6 21 (26.58%) F5
6 21 (26.58%) Linux
7 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
8 19 (24.05%) Change Management
8 19 (24.05%) ITIL V3
8 19 (24.05%) Cisco ISE
9 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (21.52%) Juniper
11 16 (20.25%) HP
11 16 (20.25%) Wireless
12 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
12 15 (18.99%) LAN
12 15 (18.99%) WAN
12 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
12 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
13 14 (17.72%) BGP
13 14 (17.72%) CCNP
13 14 (17.72%) Citrix
13 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (17.72%) VMware
14 13 (16.46%) Service Management
14 13 (16.46%) 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 11 (13.92%) Confluence
1 11 (13.92%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (13.92%) IaaS
1 11 (13.92%) OpenShift
1 11 (13.92%) PaaS
2 7 (8.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (24.05%) Cisco ISE
3 16 (20.25%) Wireless
4 15 (18.99%) LAN
4 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
4 15 (18.99%) WAN
5 14 (17.72%) BGP
6 12 (15.19%) OSPF
7 11 (13.92%) ICMP
7 11 (13.92%) IPsec
7 11 (13.92%) SAN
8 10 (12.66%) BIG-IP
8 10 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (12.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (12.66%) VPN
9 8 (10.13%) DNS
10 6 (7.59%) Internet
10 6 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.06%) Network Security
12 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MongoDB
1 12 (15.19%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.92%) NuoDB
2 11 (13.92%) Redis
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) JIRA
2 11 (13.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) International Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Architect
3 12 (15.19%) Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Technical Architect
6 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 9 (11.39%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Network Team Leader
7 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
8 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.53%) EJB
2 2 (2.53%) Middleware
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.27%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.27%) FMCG
8 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.59%) Unix
6 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Change Management
2 19 (24.05%) ITIL V3
3 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
4 13 (16.46%) DevOps
4 13 (16.46%) Network Virtualisation
4 13 (16.46%) Service Management
4 13 (16.46%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.19%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) ITSM
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.59%) Migration
11 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.11%) DV Cleared
3 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (17.72%) CCNP
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (11.39%) MCSA
5 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.06%) CCNA
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
6 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.53%) CISSP
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.53%) SSCP
8 1 (1.27%) CCIE
8 1 (1.27%) CCSE
8 1 (1.27%) CEH
8 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.80%) UAG
6 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) OVSD
3 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.27%) Kibana
4 1 (1.27%) logstash
4 1 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Cisco
2 21 (26.58%) F5
3 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
4 17 (21.52%) Juniper
5 16 (20.25%) HP
6 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.72%) Citrix
7 14 (17.72%) VMware
8 13 (16.46%) Blue Coat
8 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
9 12 (15.19%) IBM
10 10 (12.66%) NetApp
10 10 (12.66%) Palo Alto
11 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
12 7 (8.86%) McAfee
13 4 (5.06%) Forcepoint
14 3 (3.80%) Aruba
14 3 (3.80%) Computacenter
14 3 (3.80%) Remedy
15 2 (2.53%) Brocade