The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 24 June 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.74% 1.23% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 11.32% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £585 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.62% +87.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £654 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 53 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 7.20% 10.86% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 27
Median daily rate £375 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +71.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £383 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -63.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Nottinghamshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +6 7 £400 -28.25% 1
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.93%) Service Design
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (22.22%) J2EE
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) IIS
7 6 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 6 (22.22%) Computacenter
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (22.22%) Fault Management
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) DBS Check
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) JBoss
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (22.22%) IP Telephony
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) NGN
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (7.41%) VXLAN
6 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Database Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) JSP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Service Design
3 6 (22.22%) Fault Management
3 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) QMS
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNA
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) DBS Check
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) HND
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) Computacenter
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) Meraki
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Mitel
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) BEA
7 1 (3.70%) Cognos
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec