Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for iptables skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iptables over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Linux iptables
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +178
Contract jobs citing iptables 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.050% -
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £425 £425 £444
% change year-on-year - -4.23% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £13.95 - -

iptables is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 539 498 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.98% 8.36% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 268 208
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £154 £132 £150
90th Percentile £550 £519 £485
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 57 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £14.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £21.70 £21.47 £33.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing iptables as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for iptables in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iptables in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for iptables in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iptables within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iptables 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for iptables.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Metasploit

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) PABX
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Officer
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Postfix
1 4 (100.00%) Samba
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) NEC