The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 47 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.77% 0.61% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 11.54% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £500 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £420 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.88 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -13.63% -26.66%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 26 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.55% 5.25% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 16
Median daily rate £350 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Nottingham over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Nottingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Unix
4 12 (40.00%) CCNA
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle
5 11 (36.67%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) J2EE
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Juniper
7 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (30.00%) IP Telephony
8 8 (26.67%) F5
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Meraki
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) JNCIA
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (23.33%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
10 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.00%) iPlanet
10 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (20.00%) BEA
10 6 (20.00%) Sun

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 6 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) IP Telephony
1 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 3 (10.00%) LDAP
7 3 (10.00%) NGN
7 3 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (10.00%) VXLAN
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (6.67%) NAS
8 2 (6.67%) SSH
8 2 (6.67%) TACACS
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Support
7 2 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) HP Storage
4 3 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Grid Computing
5 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) AIX
5 6 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Gentoo
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) QMS
4 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Service Design
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) JNCIA
4 5 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CCSA
5 2 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (6.67%) OpenView
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Juniper
4 8 (26.67%) F5
5 7 (23.33%) Meraki
6 6 (20.00%) BEA
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.00%) Sun
7 5 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.33%) EMC
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
9 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
10 2 (6.67%) Opsware
10 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
10 2 (6.67%) Qualys