Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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.

Linux iptables
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 178 190
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -
Contract jobs citing iptables 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.023% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.22% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -41.18% -
England median daily rate £488 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +21.88% - -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 - £8.50

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 601 452 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.30% 10.49% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 294 278
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +19.62%
10th Percentile £156 £128 £161
90th Percentile £575 £534 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 36 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £19.00 £24.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

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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 21 June 2018. 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
Birmingham -15 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £475 - 2
iptables
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing iptables also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for iptables.

1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Squid
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Postfix
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) SELinux
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix

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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 3 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Squid
2 2 (50.00%) Postfix
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NEC