The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 23 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.79% 4.55% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 29.17% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.89%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.25% 15.58% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £255 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £412 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Firewall
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper