The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.73% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 11.76% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
46 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.70% 12.50% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
Average daily rate £250 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +25.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £368 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -1 7 £250 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Firewall 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 Firewall.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) PBX
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Meraki
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Firewall 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 Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) PBX
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
2 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Meraki
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel