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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.70% 1.27% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 6.52% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £369 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% +51.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
42 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.29% 19.41% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 12
Median daily rate £250 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £294 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.35 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +6 1 £163 - 3
Hinckley - 1 - -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Meraki
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 3 (23.08%) NX-OS
6 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Email Filtering
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) NX-OS
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Email Filtering
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Meraki
3 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam