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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.37% 1.78% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 8.11% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+45.05% +22.97%
Firewall
Leicestershire

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
17 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.64% 21.89% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 13
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 2 (14.29%) Server Building
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) TACACS
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (7.14%) PBX
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 2 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) VMware