The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FirePass 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FirePass
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FirePass Jobs Demand Trend in England

FirePass
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FirePass across the England region.

FirePass Daily Rate Trend in England

FirePass
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FirePass across the England region.

FirePass Hourly Rate Trend in England

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds