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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 28 51 22
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 5.03% 0.53% 6.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.05% 8.82% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £410 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.94 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.63 £24.13
% change year-on-year -3.03% -14.50%  

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 37 34 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.30% 6.04% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 21
Median daily rate £350 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -10.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +23 15 £350 -22.22% 7
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (42.86%) ITIL
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) CCNA
5 13 (37.14%) Juniper
5 13 (37.14%) Unix
6 12 (34.29%) CCNP
6 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) J2EE
8 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco IPT
9 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (25.71%) Linux
9 9 (25.71%) SLA
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (22.86%) F5
10 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.00%) Meraki
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) JNCIA
12 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
12 6 (17.14%) Project Management
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.14%) iPlanet

Firewall
Top Related 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 (17.14%) iPlanet
1 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco IPT
2 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) LDAP
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) DNS
8 2 (5.71%) FTP
8 2 (5.71%) NAS
8 2 (5.71%) NGN
8 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (5.71%) SSH
8 2 (5.71%) TACACS
8 2 (5.71%) VLAN
8 2 (5.71%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Database Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) JSP
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) HP Storage
4 3 (8.57%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.71%) Handset
5 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Gentoo
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Fault Management
2 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
2 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Service Design
2 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
4 4 (11.43%) QMS
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) CCNA
3 12 (34.29%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 5 (14.29%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.71%) CCSA
6 2 (5.71%) CCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) HND
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (5.71%) OpenView
6 1 (2.86%) SCCM
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) F5
5 7 (20.00%) Meraki
6 6 (17.14%) BEA
6 6 (17.14%) Computacenter
6 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (17.14%) Sun
7 5 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.43%) EMC
8 4 (11.43%) Symantec
9 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
10 2 (5.71%) BMC
10 2 (5.71%) Cognos
10 2 (5.71%) NetApp
10 2 (5.71%) Nokia
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