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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 578 - 578
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FirePass 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.026% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly 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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7620 6595 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.71% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4301 3682 3819
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 376 632
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Zeacom

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Zeacom
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Mercator
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) VMware