Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 33
Rank change year-on-year +14 -37 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.59% 1.74% 4.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.12% 14.05% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 28
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £290 £264 £170
90th Percentile £485 £463 £433
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £13.05 £18.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £16.35 £22.92 £21.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +29.63%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 113 121 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.71% 12.41% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 72
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £168 £321 £210
90th Percentile £475 £599 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.14 £10.85
90th Percentile £40.55 £20.96 £41.23
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +13 25 £350 - 9
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (28.00%) Sun
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 7 (28.00%) Apache
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) JBoss
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (24.00%) AIX
6 6 (24.00%) HPUX
6 6 (24.00%) CCNP
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (24.00%) iPlanet
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (24.00%) Clustering
7 5 (20.00%) SUSE
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) iPlanet
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 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 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (12.00%) SMS
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) FCoE
5 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support
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%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Solaris
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 6 (24.00%) HPUX
5 5 (20.00%) SUSE
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Server Patching
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
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%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
3 2 (8.00%) Samba
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) F5
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (28.00%) Sun
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) PlateSpin
9 2 (8.00%) Veritas
10 1 (4.00%) Borland
10 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
10 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.00%) StorageTek
10 1 (4.00%) Symantec