The table below looks at the statistics for pfSense skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited pfSense over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
pfSense
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing pfSense 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
361 568 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.82% 9.71% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 422 395
Median daily rate £473 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.93% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

pfSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing pfSense as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

pfSense Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London