Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 51 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.95% 5.01% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.75% 40.16% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 39
Median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £369 £303 £355
90th Percentile £550 £550 £480
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £480 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +1.05% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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 32 127 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.04% 12.49% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 66 86
Median daily rate £480 £460 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +10.31% +4.25%
10th Percentile £316 £180 £313
90th Percentile £580 £550 £481
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £455 £411
% change year-on-year -1.10% +10.71% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £18.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.15% -8.92% -3.90%
10th Percentile £14.19 £12.58 £13.05
90th Percentile £46.00 £27.70 £55.00
Median hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +65.15% -2.94% -10.53%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Azure
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Splunk
6 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) IaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) SAN

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Tandem
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (14.29%) VMware NSX
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (21.43%) Nessus
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) vRealize
2 2 (14.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Capita
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) Zscaler