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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.32% 1.45% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 14.81% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £358 £263 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.19% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £253 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £273 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +6.29%
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
25 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.37% 9.78% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Median daily rate £290 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 3 - - 2
Loughborough - 1 £425 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 4 (21.05%) Network Management
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) VPN
8 2 (10.53%) IBM

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 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) NX-OS
4 2 (10.53%) TACACS
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Field Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) 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%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) 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 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Meraki
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.26%) ScanSafe
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec