The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing FirePass 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
513 356 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FirePass across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FirePass Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing FirePass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FirePass.

1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Zeacom

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing FirePass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FirePass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Server Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Zeacom