The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 555 548 563
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing FirePass 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.031% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
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- £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FirePass within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Data Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Zeacom
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