The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.32% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 22.73% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £332 £275 £564
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% -51.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £563
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £275 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
Firewall
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.45% 7.43% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Median daily rate £288 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 2 - - 4
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Network Management
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) Meraki
6 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) Dell
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Wireless
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) TACACS
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
3 2 (10.53%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) Meraki
3 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.26%) ScanSafe
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) VMware