Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 56 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.86% 2.62% 5.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.32% 21.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 31
Nottingham median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £276 £303 £170
90th Percentile £453 £510 £400
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £338 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £19.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +52.88% -18.75%
10th Percentile £13.15 £17.16 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.50 £26.19 £16.88
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -6.25%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 100 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.83% 12.45% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 69
Nottingham median daily rate £365 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £311 £170
90th Percentile £475 £525 £458
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £365 £420 £368
% change year-on-year -13.10% +14.29% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.89 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +19.10% -21.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £10.60
90th Percentile £40.48 £24.23 £16.40
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.69 £13.00
% change year-on-year -19.73% +43.75% -18.75%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Nottingham

Firewall
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

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Nottingham over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Nottingham

Firewall
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 19 January 2018, 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) F5
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (36.00%) SAN
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (24.00%) iPlanet
7 6 (24.00%) Sun
7 6 (24.00%) CCNA
7 6 (24.00%) JBoss
7 6 (24.00%) AIX
7 6 (24.00%) HPUX
7 6 (24.00%) Solaris
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (24.00%) Apache
7 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (24.00%) High Availability
8 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) DNS

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 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.00%) Serverless
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) NAS
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) FCoE
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) SMS
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Server Support
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server Support
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) WAP
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 6 (24.00%) HPUX
4 6 (24.00%) Solaris
5 5 (20.00%) SUSE
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Server Patching
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Server Building
7 1 (4.00%) Service Design
7 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) C-shell
1 2 (8.00%) Korn
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 2 (8.00%) Samba
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) Sun
5 4 (16.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.00%) PlateSpin
7 2 (8.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Borland
8 1 (4.00%) Cognos
8 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
8 1 (4.00%) Opsware